The study on ‘Hong Kong Design Story: The Development of Typography in Hong Kong’ discusses the evolution of typography in Hong Kong over the years. The study explains that the city has a unique culture because of the interactions between East and West and its city lifestyle. It also mentions that in 1842, Hong Kong was ceded to Britain as a colony, and English was an official language of Hong Kong in the old days and could be easily found in official government documents.
The aim of the study is to explore the evolution of typography in Hong Kong.
The study seeks to provide a historical account of the development
of typography in Hong Kong.
- Literature Review
- Case studies
The study finds that the development of typography in Hong Kong was shaped by the city’s unique culture resulting from interactions between East and West.
Investigation the City Environment with the Help of Typographic Communication Design Perspectives.
CHAU, P. W. & HO, A. G. (2021). In: Markopoulos E., Goonetilleke R.S., Ho A.G., Luximon Y. (eds) Advances in Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Communication of Design. AHFE 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 276. Springer, Cham.
Encoding from Visual Content Analysis in Cultural Design Research.
HO, A. G. (2019). Proceedings of the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) Conference 2019 , Manchester, United Kingdom.
Investigating the application of field research in Chinese typographic design education.
HO, A. G. (2017). Proceedings of International Design Conference 2017 Karachi Karachi: Pakistan.
DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion Research Grants
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01 Jan 2017 – 31 Dec 2019
Dr HO Amic Garfield (HKMU)