Animation of the illustrated text of Chinese history. Hao He recently won an A’Design Award for his ‘Heavenly Creation’ animation for Walnuts Design Lab. Some of his other work is also here.

A’Design site: /

Nine Colour Deer: The story is based on the Buddhist Jataka tale of the same name, which were discovered as cave paintings from the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China /

Heavenly Creation was a Chinese encyclopaedia compiled by Song Yingxing. It was published in May 1637 /

Compendium of Materia Medica: a Chinese materia medica work written by Li Shizhen during the Ming Dynasty. It is a work epitomizing the materia medica known at the time. /

 Images & text from the A’Design site & Youtube 


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