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CHN Hair Pens' Story / Book

CHN Hair Pens' Story
CHN Hair Pens' Story

Discipline: Communication

Discipline: Communication

Chinese writing brushes belong to one of the most special cultures and have unique characteristics. The stories of “Hair Pens” have been chosen as the main theme. Three kinds of Hair Pens: soft pens, medium pens, and hard pens. Our design started first with the introduction of these three kinds and then demonstrated the manufacturing processes, the applications and the histories of them. The whole package is wrapped with bamboo slips, which were the typical materials to present the words in the Chin and Han dynasties of old China, when paper had not been invented. The goal is to introduce the precious cultural heritage of Hair Pens to the world.

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National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU)

National Taiwan Normal University
Taipei City, Taiwan

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China University of Technology

China University of Technology
Taipei City, Taiwan

Shih-Lun Chen (Creative Director), Hsiu-Hsuan Ke, Kun-Ho Lu (Designers)