AMY FANG
NY x LA

Senior designer at the New York Times Style Magazine + independent director collaborating with writers and artists on publications, exhibition identities, web archives, etc. She has served as guest lecturer and critic at Parsons, MICA GDMFA, MassArts, and Boston University. Currently listening to Japanese Breakfast (Psychopomp) on repeat.
LAST UPDATED
Jul 2022

Calder: Nonspace

Recipient of a TDC Certificate of Typographic Excellence, this redesign imagines a new visual identity for an exhibition of monochromatic sculptures. The exhibition graphics draw influence from Calder’s famous mobiles, elevating typography as a central design element to a sculptural form.
Exhibition Identity
(Self-Initiated)

T: The New York Times Style Magazine (COMING SOON)

A monthly magazine publication of the New York Times newspaper, T Magazine is dedicated to fashion, art, beauty, travel and design coverage. Designed with Patrick Li (Creative Director), more to come soon!
Editorial, Fashion
(Client Work)
A publication (160 pages, 5” X 7.5”) exploring the border as a divisive line from the dual perspectives of humans and machines. Archiving both satellite images of land characterized by border conflicts, as well as artificially generated images of those same landscapes using RunwayML, the publication’s contents become animated, evolving fluidly, when the reader flips through the pages.
Editorial, AI
(Self-Initiated)
Recipient of a C2Award and Adobe Design Achievement Award, Persimmons is an interactive book translating a poem into art through linguistic analysis and code. Words taken from each passage of Li-Young Lee’s poem, “Persimmons”, are run through Processing; the reader’s interaction with the book transforms the text’s phonetic structures into generated patterns.
Print, P5.JS
(Self-Initiated)
Exhibition graphics and online degree show displaying work by CalArt’s 2021 graduated MFA cohort in Art, Photography & Media, and Art & Technology. The design of the digital site, which acts as documentation of the physical show held at Tin Flats, Los Angeles, draws upon the colon as a visual and linguistic signifier of connection, and of expansion.
Web Design, Development
(Client Work)
Designed with FISK under the creative direction of Bijan Berahimi, the vinyl record label for Future Classic’s DJ Tools Volume One breaks down the album’s title into abstract compositions reflective of the electronic music genre.
Vinyl Design
(Client Work)
Type Unseen (76 pages, 5” X 9”) is a reader on illegible graphic design and visual nonsense; it analyzes the influence our youth culture has had on experimental typography, all the while exploring the multitude of philosophies that drive us to construct and deconstruct meaning.
Editorial, Research
(Self-Initiated)
GRAPHITE is an interdisciplinary arts journal supported by the Hammer Museum. Each issue, published annually, is centered around a theme or proposal that responds to contemporary events and ideas, the twelfth issue (300 copies, 188 pages, 6” X 9”) focusing on the concept of attention.
Editorial, Fine Arts
(Client Work)
36 Days of Type is an annual open call inviting creatives to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet. My 2020 series was inspired by the concept of letters entangled in dialogue, evolving pre-existing letterforms into completely new visual outcomes.
Illustration, C4D
(Self-Initiated)