Zhen was another of my students. His book presents the beauty and complexity of Chinese characters to a Western audience. He really immersed himself in the research and nuances of page design.
"Chinese characters and language is the origin of many asian character and language systems. They are amazingly beautiful and carry large amount of history, culture, and art within. The book Zi introduces the basics of one of the greatest human invention - Chinese characters. The book contains its hisotry, styles, and formationm it also contains some famous Chinese poems which allows the readers to truly appreciate the beauty of each Chinese character. I applied my knowledge of graphic design from both eastern and western culture to create this book and to introduce Chinese culture to western audience."