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Study on the Application of Chinese Traditional Graphics in the Design of Chinatown Guide System

Yushan Su


The overseas Chinatown is the main social and consumption place of local Chinese, the tourist attraction of domestic tourists, and also popular among the local foreigners. Chinatown has the remarkable characteristics of cultural complexity and functional diversity. As a medium of environmental information and human communication, the guide system is particularly significant under the complex urban environment of Chinatown. This paper takes Chinese traditional graphics as the starting point to explore the combination of modern design and Chinese traditional concepts in the guide system, aiming to build a modern urban oriented guide system combined of Chinese cultural characteristics and western culture.


Chinese Traditional Graphics, Urban Guide System Design, Chinatown

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v4i10.2914