Yi Dan Wu


 Yi Dan Wu is a type designer at Hanyi Fonts based in Shanghai, China.

She graduated from Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts with the major in Visual Communication Design. During her study at University, she became interested and passionate in typeface designs. Her graduation work “Study and design typeface in 1930's Shanghai” won the award of best student work of year 2018, by Japan Typography Association. The work also got exhibited in China, Japan, and UK. Since joined Hanyi Fonts in 2017, She started to implement some of these design concepts into commercial typefaces.

In her spare time, she likes wandering and photographing in the cities, looking for the traces and marks of various local typefaces. These typefaces could be a window to understand the culture and art of a city or a country.