by Jean-Julien Pous in New Design on Wednesday 11 July 2012

Wu Yimeng is a graphic designer from Berlin who works on book layouts and print for cultural events. Having been in Paris and Berlin after growing up in Shanghai, her rich cultural background blends elegant Chinese tradition with real and digital paint. Her work feels well-balanced, light and playful. Her series of posters for the Berlin Confucius Insitute – the Chinese Cultural center – is remarkable for its theme and approach: objects of daily life bring a visual warmth while standing there without people around.