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4–7 September, 2019

Wei Ming

Wei Ming is the Associate Director at Font Product Division of Beijing Founder Electronics Co Ltd, and a member of the Chinese Artists Association. Her works have been collected by Sichuan Art Museum. She designed the Beijing Olympic subway visual information system, used in the Olympic Extension Line during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It won her the first prize at the National Art Exhibition. She received an MA degree in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. After returning to China, she joined FounderType and now work on font product research and project management. She is committed to promotion and exchanges of Chinese and English font products.

ATypI Tokyo | Saturday, 7 September, 2019 | 14:30 – 14:50 | Miraikan Hall

The Carrier of the Soul

Talk | Presented in English

A perhaps inevitable result of China being a nation of calligraphy is that a large percentage of Chinese typefaces are calligraphic. Over thousands of years, Chinese calligraphy has accumulated an abundance of resources for innovating and developing Chinese typefaces. Translating...

Presented by Yin Qiu, Wei Ming
ATypI Tokyo | Wednesday, 4 September, 2019 | 09:30 – 17:30 | Phobos

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Full-Day Workshop | Presented in English

SimHei, SimSun, FangSong, and Kaiti are the four basic font styles for Chinese typesetting. Developed from traditional Chinese handwriting, these designs reflect the softness of brushes and output of right-handed calligraphers. Traditional Chinese aesthetics, even after thousands of years of...

Presented by Yin Qiu, Wei Ming