©Xinyuan(Caesar) Li

Authentic Calligraphy, 2022

Ongoing Type Design Project
Designed by Xinyuan Li, Longwen Wei
Supervised by Stuart Geddes and Michael Dunbar

Authentic Calligraphy is a humanist san-serif typeface that refers to Authentic San. Authentic Calligraphy explores the possibility of applying Chinese Calligraphy into the construction of Latin letterforms in micro level. Functional but distinctive, this typeface aims to integrate Chinese calligraphy aethetics and elasticity and Latin type design. In doing so, Authentic Calligraphy ultimately pursues to bridge the transcultural communication gap between western and eastern cause by inappropatie typography language.