Typography travel 字旅


  • 系列美术字体的实践与拓展。
    此系列美术字体以中国三十四个省的名字作为创作的主题,以此来探索中文字体设计表现的多样性。
    不同的字体的形式感取自每个地区代表性的地域文化、建筑和风土人情。从具体的形象中抽象出图形语言,隐晦的传达出对不同省份的印象,从而让文字更有趣味性和文化性。

    The practice and development of artistic fonts’ series.
    This series of artistic fonts uses the names of 34 provinces in China as the theme of creation to explore the diversity of Chinese font design.​​​​​​​
    Different types of fonts are inspired by the geographical, architectural, and customs of each region.Abstracting the graphic language from specific images which convey the impression of different provinces, so that the text is more interesting and cultural.




  • 北京:几何对称的形式,表现出一种庄严。
    The form of geometric symmetry shows a solemnity.

    上海:上海是一座多元文化的城市,运用拼音字母“shanghai" 组成汉字造型。
    Shanghai: Shanghai is a multi-cultural city. It uses Chinese pinyin which is English alphabet “shanghai” to form the Chinese characters.

    香港:从香港中银大厦的造型中提炼出几何形。
    Hong Kong: Extracting the geometry shape of the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong.

    陕西:从古长安的建筑中汲取灵感,屋檐翘角间,具有古朴的气息。
    Shaanxi: Inspired by the architecture of ancient city Chang'an, the eaves give an ancient atmosphere.

    湖北:部分笔画采用尖角的形式,主要突出湖北人“天上九头鸟”的精明。
    Hubei: Some strokes use sharp angles to highlight the astuteness of Hubei’s “nine birds in heaven”.

    安徽:汲取徽派建筑和古典家具的形式。
    Anhui: Take the form of Huizhou architecture and classical furniture.

    浙江:粗壮的字形寓意浙江人民的富裕。
    Zhejiang: The bold characters imply the prosperity of the Zhejiang people.

    云南:少数民族聚居的云南有一定的神秘感,手绘的表现形式突出原始的意义。
    Yunnan: Yunnan, where ethnic minorities live in, has a certain degree of mystery. The hand-drawing form of expression highlights the primitive meaning.

    江西:采用传统瓷器中的“回纹”具有一定的中国风。
    Jiangxi: The use of “backprint” in traditional porcelain show the Chinese style.

    河南:从少林寺的武功和精气神中汲取灵感,体现硬朗和霸气。
    Henan: Inspired by the martial arts and spirits of Shaolin Temple, it shows toughness and domineering.

    广东:霓虹灯和灯箱是广式招牌的特征,文字从这点出发,线与线的穿插也具有一定的趣味性。
    Guangdong: Neon lights and light boxes are the features of Cantonese signboards. Starting from this point of view, lines and lines crossing with certain fun.
    河北:从河北梆子中的人物戏曲的人物造型元素中汲取形式感。
    Hebei: A sense of form is drawn from the characters of Hebei opera characters.

    吉林:长白山的森林,树林的意向融入到字体设计之中。
    Jilin: The forest of Changbai Mountain is integrated into the font design.

    山东:硬朗的字形,突出了山东硬汉的气质。
    Shandong: A strong glyph highlight the tough temper of the man in Shandong.

    宁夏:回族自治区,根据回族的建筑提取出形式感。
    Ningxia: It is a Hui Autonomous Region. According to Hui's architecture to extract a sense of form.

    新疆:从新疆地区传统建筑中提取元素。
    Xinjiang: Extracting elements from traditional buildings in Xinjiang.

    贵州:贵州侗寨的建筑特征,融入到字体的形式之中。
    Guizhou: The architectural features of Guizhou Dongzhai are integrated into the form of the font.

    山西:黄土高原凝练出的硬朗之气。
    Shanxi: The toughness of the Loess Plateau.

    湖南:岳阳楼的建筑特征,一定程度上延续到字体设计中。
    Hunan: The features of Yueyang Tower’s architecture extent to the design of fonts.

    四川:提取三星堆文化中的青铜器纹样。
    Sichuan: Apply the bronze patterns from Sanxingdui culture.

    辽宁:满文的字体特征延续到汉字的形式上。
    Liaoning: The features of Manchu's font continue to the form of Chinese characters.

    福建:“福”字中运用葫芦的造型寓意“福禄”。
    Fujian: The use of the gourd in the word "Fu" means "Fu Lu".

    重庆:喜庆,灯笼的圆形和丝带的结合。
    Chongqing: Festivity. The combination of the round and ribbon of the lantern.

    西藏:将藏文的形式感融入到汉字的造型当中。
    Tibet: Integrate Tibetan style into the shape of Chinese characters.

    海南:强调舒适和宜居的海岛风情。
    Hainan: Emphasizes the comfort and livability of the island.

    澳门:以大三巴牌坊的形象出发,对部分笔画的重构。
    Macau: Starting from the image of the Ruins of St. Paul to reconstruct some strokes.

    台湾:101 大楼竹节的设计语言应用到字体的设计之中。
    Taiwan: The design language of the 101 building's bamboo section was applied to the design of the font.

    甘肃:敦煌笔画飞天丝带融入到字体。
    Gansu: The Dunhuang Mural Flying Ribbon is integrated into the font.

    江苏:简约现代的字型,突出表达富足美好。
    Jiangsu: Simple and modern fonts highlighting the prosperity of life.

    黑龙江:弯曲的笔画正是吸取了黑龙江的造型。
    Heilongjiang: The curved strokes draw the shape of Heilongjiang.

    天津:近现现代工业城市,运用工业结构的元素彰显城市的底蕴。
    Tianjin: It is a modern industrial city. Using the industrial elements to highlight the city's heritage.

    内蒙古:蒙古文的特征运用到汉字的表现形式。
    Inner Mongolia: The characteristics of Mongolian are applied to the Chinese characters.

    青海:汲取青海牦牛的蹄印作为字体创意的元素。
    Qinghai: The hoof print of Qinghai Yak is taken as an element of the font creativity.

    广西:南宁会展中心的建筑造型的语言。
    Guangxi: The architecture form of the Nanning Convention and Exhibition Center.


    Design:Xiang hailong
    Date:2015-2017


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