Asia

New Book Features the Graphic Design of Chinese Characters

Hanzi • Kanji • Hanja: Graphic & Logo Design with Contemporary Chinese Characters celebrates the ancient writing by compiling more than 100 graphic works from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and further. “Thanks to the growing popularity of Asian cultures, graphic innovations of these centuries-old characters have begun to shine through in the world of modern …

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5 Minutes, 8 Countries and the Stuff Travel Dreams are Made Of

Christian Grewe traveled to eight countries and dwindled the footage from his adventures into Travel Love. The spectacular 5-minute video takes you through Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Uruguay, Argentina, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Grewe‘s colorful images are truly the stuff travel dreams are made of. If you travel to Thailand and want to visit Chiang Mai, then do not forget …

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TOTEMS: ALAIN DELORME

Totems, a photo series by French photographer Alain Delorme, features the impressive stacking skills of Shanghai’s bike couriers. I haven’t been to Shanghai, but I witnessed these gravity-defying feats elsewhere in Asia, especially Vietnam. (images via Alain Delorme)