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THE PICTOGRAMS: THE PICTOGRAPHIC EVOLUTION & GRAPHIC CREATION OF HANZI -- FONT DESIGN, POSTER, VI, BOOK DESIGN. SendPoints Publishing Co., Limited, Hong Kong, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Gingko Press Inc., Berkeley. 240 pp. with 552 col. ills. 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 9789881470324 In English.
Publisher's description: One of the most widely used alphabets in the world today, Chinese characters, or Hanzi, have been in use continuously for thousands of years. Originally inspired by the natural world and using symbols to represent objects as well as concepts, this ideographic writing system has evolved over time to encompass a variety of styles or scripts. The Pictograms presents an in-depth study of the evolution of over 200 individual characters alongside a showcase of outstanding contemporary graphic design projects featuring Chinese characters. The result is an exploration of Hanzis incredible pliability and continued relevance as a graphic design element.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — China — Post-2000 — Graphic Design
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 175766
Paperbound $45.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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