Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

3. Pioneers of Graphic Design

3.10. 1988 Oyympics Art Festival, Wei Yew, Edmonton, Alberta, 1988

East Meets West & Olympic Design Canada

"Wei Yew practiced graphic design in Singapore for many years before immigrating to Canada in and opening his own firm, Studio 3 Graphics, in 1979. Wei has extensive Olympic design experience. He was commissioned by former IOC President Samaranch to produce a centennial publication entitled The Olympic Image, he created logos for the Olympic Truce and for the Environmental Olympics, and Wei designed for the Calgary 1988 Olympic Arts Festival.
His works have won international design awards and have been published in various publications such as the prestigious magazine Communication Arts. Wei started his own publishing company, Quon Editions, which has produced best-selling design books such as Storks and Bonds, Noah's Art and Gotcha! The Art of the Billboard. He has served on the teaching staff at Grant MacEwan College and the eMedia Design School in Edmonton, and has adjudicated numerous design competitions, including the first-ever graphic design show in China. "

Visit the link provided to learn about Wei Yew and his work for the International Olympic Committee ( history of Olympic Design). Recently Wei Yew was a member of the Vancouver Whistler 2010 Logo jury.