Jan Tschichold Cards

A set of twelve double-sided cards designed for 20th century typographer, Jan Tschichold. Body copy is composed of a self-written two-page research essay. One side of the cards make up my interpretation of Tschichold’s workspace in the 1920s and the flip-side, an interpretation of his 1940s workspace (after his move to Switzerland.)
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Set of Informational Cards, Book, and Poster for Thom Mayne, 2005 Pritzker Prize Winner

A set of six informational cards, an eight-page book, a 20 by 80 inch poster, and a box to fit them all in. Pieces are designed to celebrate 2006 Pritzker Prize Winner, Thom Mayne and his architectural philosophy. After reading an essay of his titled Connected Isolation, I was strongly inspired by his ideas of giving people more social opportunities through architecture, to give people more opportunities to “connect.” Mayne’s essay became the title of my project and every piece aims to exist both individually, yet also be a connected piece in a bigger whole.


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Conversations with Strangers: A Zine

A 30-page, 5.5 inch by 4.25 inch zine documenting my relationship (or lack thereof) with my family. Covers are made out of pages I ripped out from a programming book from the eighties. Spine is hand-sewn with deep red and white embroidery thread. Pages printed on 20 lb Domtar Earthchoice Grey paper.

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Toyo Ito, 2013 Pritzker Prize Winner Signage

A collaboration project between two designers. A project made with paper for a six feet tall window designed to celebrate the 2013 Pritzker Prize winner, Toyo Ito. My partner and I chose to re-interpret Toyo Ito’s architectural philosophy about embracing organic forms because of humanity’s instinctual draw to nature. We chose to play with the natural inclination for humans to be curious with slightly open “windows.” Both designers worked with one another throughout the project, from conceptual research to production.

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Route 3: TheBus Schedule

A 5 by 6 inch bus schedule for route three of TheBus, Schedule connects at the center to be secured, and unfolds to reveal eastbound and westbound schedules. Schedule further unfolds to reveal time of day (morning, evening, and late night.)



Currency for an Alternate Reality

3 by 7 inch currency designed for an alternate reality where Hong Kong did not become a part of British territory. Being born in Hong Kong, this project was an opportunity to research a little about my family roots and Chinese symbolism.

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The Intangibility of Progression Book

Sixteen page, accordian folded book inspired by Walter Benjamin’s The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. The book’s body copy uses three paragraphs from the text and reflects my own thoughts on mechanical reproduction. All photos in this book were self-taken.


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