The Pictograms: The Pictographic Evolution & Graphic Creation of Hanzi

Verbal symbols have always been an important tool to carry and share information in all civilizations, which is in modern design language, a form of visual communication. Hanzi, as a kind of verbal symbols, has gone through significant changes in form and in meaning over the centuries.

This book revolves around Hanzi, aiming to provide readers new perspectives to explore the history and value of Chinese characters. It illustrates the evolution of Hanzi from oracle bone scripts to modern characters. This book features graphic design projects from all around the world, presenting the wide variety of creation based on Hanzi.

Hardcover, 240 pages
Published by Sendpoints (31 Jan. 2017)
ISBN 9789881470324
21.6 x 2.3 x 27.9 cm