An Introduction to Chinese Type for Western Designers

This project is an effort to provide a resource for Western designers who need to publish text in Chinese. While it will only give a few pointers on language, this will help you choose typefaces that are appropriate to your message, medium, and audience.

Resources

 

Google Translate

Adobe Source Han Sans

Google Noto Sans

Adobe fonts included with CS6

Typefaces included with Mac OSX

Pinyin Joe's Chinese fonts included with Windows 7

http://www.yale.edu/chinesemac/

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/chinesemac

http://www.ink-treasures.com/history/calligraphy/chinese-calligraphy/calligraphy-scripts/standard-script/