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Tracy Ma Takes Us on a Typographic Tour of Manhattan’s Chinatown
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Visual Editor of The New York Times’ style section Tracy Ma talks about two of our favorite things: food and typography. We thoroughly enjoyed this typographical walk through New York’s Chinatown, and learned a lot about the cultural significance of the difference between Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Speaking about the Chinese diaspora, Ma writes:

“I don’t really know ‘home,’ but I know the longing for it, how it manifests through shared signs and symbols: glass jars with salted plum inside, a character in outlined neon that says ‘Wax.’”

Read the full story at eyeondesign.org.