Yun WangSpecial Project Editorat Leonardo / International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology
Yun WANG, received her PhD from the Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal College of Art joint programme in History of Design in 2020. She received her BA and her MA from The Academy of Arts & Design,
She has working experience in the international design field for many years, which includes being a member of the Chinese Organisation Committee, AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) Beijing Conference; the project coordinator of AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Art) China and The First Beijing International
Design Triennial. She has been working for Zhuangshi, the school journal of The Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, the leading Chinese academic design journal since 2011. In 2020, she was awarded Global Talent visa from the Home Office, UK. Currently, she is the International Visiting Research Fellow at Center for Design History, University of Brighton, UK.
Her translation works include The Vignelli Canon, “Moholy-Nagy’s Odyssey: Bàcsborsod to Chicago” and “Jan Tschichold at Penguin Books A Resurgence of Classical Book Design” etc. In 2017, she was invited to give a speech about contemporary Chinese graphic design at “International Design Organisations: Histories, Legacies, Values”, the international design history conference at University of Brighton.