Zhu Xinyi from is a Chinese graphic designer and branding expert from Shanghai who has worked on di magazine cover designs and book designs.
Wei Liu is a Chinese graphic designer from Beijing who recently worked on ‘Thread Revolution’, an illustrated book and invite for an exhibition. He is also a talented typographer and works under the name of moo-design.
We like seeing real projects in China, especially involving competent branding. HALOIDEA from Hangzhou are a design studio who have done this with the Treasure Tea brand. Mixing hand drawn sketches of tea leaves with rich, bold colours and restrained Chinese type results in a solid set of products for the brand.
Au Chon Hin is just 6 months from graduation, but has been working on live projects in the run up to new year with Lao Chon Hong.
They have worked on branding for a Niklaus Troxler jazz and design touring exhibition held from the 12th October – 17th November.
He Jianping is an award-winning graphic designer, professor and publisher. He studied graphic design at China Academy of Art (1991-1994) and Meisterschule of Fine Arts, Berlin University of Arts (1997-2001), before achieving a PhD in cultural history at Frei University, Berlin in 2011. He has taught at Berlin University of the Arts, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, in addition to acting as a PhD supervisor for the latter. In 2002, He Jianping established his own design studio and publishing house called hesign, which is based in Berlin and Hangzhou. Design China recently spoke with the designer to discuss his journey to date.
Dongxiao readily confesses that he doesn’t know what field he wants to go in – he is quite happy exploring everything from product design to graphic design in China. For him, the journey is the most exciting part. You can see some of his graphic work below, or visit his tumblr here.