Chinese Octave

Qing Zhao

“Chinese Octave” is the earliest Chinese method of classifying musical instruments by the materials used to make them.It contains gold(chime), stone(qin), silk, bamboo(xiao), pao(sheng), soil(ocarina), leather(drum) and wood(percussion). According to the shape of the eight kinds of musical instruments, they are abstracted into graphics, and the eight graphics are combined into a new string graphic to express the classical rhythms.

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  1. Image 1 — 中国八音 025 (Chinese Octave)
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    Qing Zhao, China (2010)

    He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), deputy director of the Book Art Committee of the Publishers Association of China, a member of the Shenzhen Graphic Designers...

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    “Chinese Octave” is the earliest Chinese method of classifying musical instruments by the materials used to make them.It contains gold(chime), stone(qin), silk, bamboo(xiao), pao(sheng), soil(ocarina), leather(drum) and wood(percussion). According to the shape of the eight kinds of musical instruments, they are abstracted into graphics, and the eight graphics are combined into a new string graphic to express the classical rhythms.

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    Qing Zhao, China (2010)

    He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), deputy director of the Book Art Committee of the Publishers Association of China, a member of the Shenzhen Graphic Designers Association (SGDA), and a founder of the Nanjing Graphic Designers Union.In 2000, he founded "Han Qing Tang Design Co. and served as design director. He is also the editor and reviewer of Jiangsu Phoenix Science Press and the supervisor of master students at the Nanjing University of the Art. His design works have won awards or been selected in almost all important graphic design competitions and exhibitions worldwide. He has won the D&AD Yellow Pencil Award in the UK, the ADC Gold Cube Award in New York, Tokyo TDC Prize, the One Show Design Silver Pencil Award in New York, New York TDC, Germany Red dot, IF, Russia Golden Bee Award, Japan JTA Best Awards, Tokyo TDC Award, GDC Best Awards, Shenzhen Global Design Gold Award, Hong Kong Global Design Gold Award, DFA Most Influential Award and Gold Award, Taiwan Golden Pin Design Annual Best Award and many other international design awards. His book design works have won the title of "The Most Beautiful Book" more than 30 times.

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