Door Gods China

Wei Hong

of the most popular gods in Chinese folk culture. Usually it is painted into New Year’s picture to decorate the family clan, even though the initial aim of this custom was to ward off evil spirits from their house. In the social network era, we tweet, selfie, strive to be the first person who post interesting things online. Everyone is a “Door gods” in their own way. We try to communicate but we are actually isolated, becoming distant and indifferent.

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    Wei Hong, China (2015)

    Hong Wei lives in the city of Zhongshan. He is the member of Japan Typography Association. He founded Day Day Up Design Consultants in 2002. Engaging in branding, packaging design, book...

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    of the most popular gods in Chinese folk culture. Usually it is painted into New Year’s picture to decorate the family clan, even though the initial aim of this custom was to ward off evil spirits from their house. In the social network era, we tweet, selfie, strive to be the first person who post interesting things online. Everyone is a “Door gods” in their own way. We try to communicate but we are actually isolated, becoming distant and indifferent.

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    • WU JUE ZHAI Culture & Arts Co. , Ltd.
    Wei Hong, China (2015)

      Hong Wei lives in the city of Zhongshan. He is the member of Japan Typography Association. He founded Day Day Up Design Consultants in 2002. Engaging in branding, packaging design, book design and commercial space design. All these years he attempts to explore design within Chinese context from a humanistic perspective. Hong Wei has won over 200 design awards at home and abroad, and has participated in several major design projects. His major works include ‘Hun’ Design, A gift from Hong Wei, Enchantment of Handwriting, These are The Beauty of Books in China. His works were currently exhibited Red Dot Award Communication Design, Communication Arts, New York TDC, Silver Pencil of One Show, Tokyo Type Directors Club, And 3 Best Work, 71 Nomination Awards of Japan Typography Association.Some of his works are now collected by Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.

      Publications

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      ‘Hun’ Design

      (2013)

        A gift from Hong Wei

        (2014)

        Enchantment of Handwriting

        (2016)

        Awards

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        • 2014.2016

        Red Dot Award Communication Design
        • 2015

        New York TDC Annual Awards
        • 2015,2016

        Silver Pencil, 2 Merit Awards of One Show
        • 2013,2014,2015,2016

        Tokyo Type Directors Club Annual Awards
        • 2013,2014,2015,2016

        Grand Prize,3 Best Work, 71 Nomination Awards of Japan Typography Association
        • 2002,2005,2007,2009,2011,2013,2016

        2 Judges's Choice Awards, 2 Silver Awards, 7 Bronze Awards, 14 Excellence Awards of HKDA Global Design Awards
        • 2013,2014,2016

        The Beauty of Books in China