My name is Yonghao Yan. I was born and raised in China, but educated as a Western graphic designer in the United States. I see and think in multiple ways, which allows me to create new and unique designs...
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Addy Gold from 2010-11 Pele Awards
Addy Gold from 2010-11 Pele Awards

Wow! Our group project – archawaiʻi :: identity system + website for the University of Hawaiʻi School of Architecture – won a Pele Trophy (Addy Gold) from 2010-11 Pele Awards. What a great night at the Hawaii Theatre!

Website for archawaiʻi
Website for archawaiʻi

The website designed and developed for archawaiʻi – the University of Hawaiʻi School of Architecture – is now officially online.

archawaiʻi on press
archawaiʻi on press

Our group project – archawaiʻi – is finally on press at Hagadone. We can smell it now. The job is running on one single press sheet, front and back.

Website for teamhawaiʻi
Website for teamhawaiʻi

Yeah! The website for teamhawaiʻi is officially live. Competing in the 2011 Solar Decathlon, teamhawaiʻi comes from administration, faculty, and students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Architecture, College of Engineering, and Shidler College of Business, and Honolulu Community College.

Certificate of Typographic Excellence
Certificate of Typographic Excellence

Just received a Certificate from the Type Directors Club. I get the idea, but wish it has a better design. My book design – chinatown :: place | space – will be included in the Annual Typography 31, which will be released at the end of this year.

ADC 89th :: Bronze Cube
ADC 89th :: Bronze Cube

The Bronze Cube from the Art Directors Club was finally delivered to me. I am so excited to unpack the mailing package and put it on my desk.

BFA Graphic Design Showcase
BFA Graphic Design Showcase

It is one of the most important days in this semester. After months of preparation, we are proud to present our BFA Graphic Design Showcase – Collateral – at the Academy Art Center at Linekona.

BETWEEN : 2010 BFA Exhibition
BETWEEN : 2010 BFA Exhibition

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Art Gallery presents works by its 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates. It features our group project – identity system | archawaiʻi.

Awards & Scholarships Exhibition 2010
Awards & Scholarships Exhibition 2010

I am really excited about being included at the Awards and Scholarships Exhibition 2010 at the common gallery of art building, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. I still remember that when I visited the one last year, I wished I would be featured by the time I graduate. Now my dream finally came true.

Awards & Scholarships Ceremony 2010
Awards & Scholarships Ceremony 2010

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Department of Art and Art History presents the Awards and Scholarship Ceremony 2010. It is my honor to be awarded as “Outstanding Student in Graphic Design 2009 – 2010,” and our group received great compliments from the Dean of School of Architecture.

Installing for BFA Exhibition
Installing for BFA Exhibition

As the semester comes to the end, we are busy installing our group project for BFA Exhibition. We titled our piece FROM ONE SHEET, featuring the identity system designed for the School of Architecture.

READING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE
READING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE

It is another exhibition at the common gallery of art building, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. It features my book design – chinatown ::place | space. This book is probably one of my favorite pieces so far.

Art465 Exhibition :: [ NINE ]
Art465 Exhibition :: [ NINE ]

It is an exhibition of my Art465 class at the common gallery of art building, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. There are nine of us, so we call it [ NINE ]. It features two of my book designs – the naked eye and the cage.