A Tune of His Own: Theseus Chan and WORK


What do you hear when a song plays, the instruments or the lyrics? Just as sound and word come together to give music, graphic design can be broken down into a composition of image and word.

The works of Theseus Chan, however, challenge this neat separation of elements. In his print designs, words behave like images, and images are to be read like words. Letters amass to give texture or stand out to aunt their forms. Pictures sit side by side in conversation or are cropped to o er questions. We are confronted with a visual language that defies a straightforward line of communication.

Read the rest in The Design Society’s Paper N°0: Theseus Chan WORK

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