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Structure and Strokes: The Essence of Chinese Type Design

  • TCDC Bangkok 622 Sukhumvit Road Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, 10110 Thailand (map)

with Julius Hon-Man Hui
Available slots : -

The workshop is consist of 2 parts, the first part would be Chinese song-ti (serifed-style) composing. Participants would be given lot of strokes (supposed they don’t read any Chinese at all), and started composing 1–2 characters according to the screen shown. By going this exercise participants would start getting what’s actually decided the the legibility of Chinese type: The outer shape.

The second part would be playing different weight of hei-ti (san-serif style). Participants would be given a few distinctive Chinese characters which horizontal strokes’ weight id wrong decided, they have to decide each stroke’s weight. By going through this exercise participants would understand the structural essence of Chinese characters.

Earlier Event: November 23
Workshop with Paul Barnes
Later Event: November 14
Type Brand Clinic