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(in alphabetical order)
TAM, Keith Chi-hang
TANG, Ming Xi
TSANG, KC
TSANG, Kith
 
TAM, Keith Chi-hang
Assistant Professor

Discipline Leader of Communication Design
Leader of Information Design Lab

MA / University of Reading, United Kingdom
BDes / Emily Carr Institute, Canada

MHKDA / Hong Kong Designers Association
MISTD / International Society of Typographic Designers

Research Area:

Information design
Multiingual typography
Theory and history of typography

 


Area of Expertise :

Information design
Detail typography
Complex typographic structures
Calligraphy & lettering
Typeface design


Profile :

Keith Tam is a Hong Kong-based information designer, typographer, teacher and researcher. He is currently an assistant professor at the School of Design of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he heads the Communication Design programme and the Information Design Lab. Prior, Keith taught and practiced communication design in Canada. Keith’s research and pedagogy focus on the interrelationship between typography and information design. His work encompasses the history, theory and practice of typography, with particular interest in text typography, typographic structures, complex information and multilingual issues. Recent projects include bilingual typography, wayfinding and spatial representation, tourism information design and theory of Chinese typography. Keith holds a BDes in Communication Design from the Emily Carr Institute, Canada and an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK.

跨文化信息及文字設計師、研究員、教育工作者。現職香港理工大學設計學院助理教授兼傳意設計學科主任暨信息設計研究室主任。前溫哥華埃米莉卡爾藝術設計學院傳意設計助理教授,亦於加拿大從事設計工作。譚氏專注於文字編排設計與信息設計的相互關係,對中西文文字設計之歷史、理論及實踐有濃厚的興趣。尤其熱衷於內文、編排結構、信息設計和雙語並行上的問題,從事此等範疇的教學、設計及學術研究。近期的研究專案包括中英雙語設計、城市覓路及導向系統設計、旅遊信息設計及中文文字設計理論。譚氏肆業於加拿大埃米莉卡爾藝術設計學院傳達設計學士及英國雷丁大學字體設計碩士課程。

http://keithtam.net
http://www.infodesignlab.org
http://invisibledesigns.org

 

 

 

 


Email : keith.tam

Tel : 2766 5441

Website : http://keithtam.net
 
 

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