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4–7 September, 2019

Yin Qiu

Qiu Yin is Design Director at FounderType and Expert Commissioner of the Chinese Type Design and Research Center. He is a member of the Chinese Designer Salon (CDS) and of the Shenzhen Graphic Design Association (SGDA); the designer of the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games logotype; and the recipient of numerous awards, including Grand Prize at the Chinese Pen Calligraphy Competition (1985), first prize at the First International Pen Calligraphy Contest (1988), and the China Design Red Star Award (2015).

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