Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), in collaboration with Museum of Design Zurich, presents the first typography exhibition of Wolfgang Weingart, an internationally renowned graphic designer and typographer, in Hong Kong, showcasing the essence of 1970s New Wave Typography.
The exhibition comprises 13 areas, including a variety of valuable poster designs, image collages and letter cutout experiments from a period of over 30 years. The featured works will show the determination of Weingart in breaking the rules of traditional typesetting and transforming this hallmark of Swiss typography into a fun and abstract form of expression.
The audience will be able to appreciate around 250 masterpieces of graphic design by Weingart and his students. Also, the exhibition will display a large-sized letter M cube device measuring 1m x 1m, remembering the time he began his study of the letter M in 1962.
Venue: d-mart, HKDI & IVE (Lee Wai Lee), 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O
Date: Until 30 March 2016
Time: Monday-Sunday 10am-8pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
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