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Chek Lap Sans,
the airport typeface


It is a Chinese typeface for the lightbox signage in the Hong Kong International Airport, aiming for higher legibility and better presentation of brand identity of HKIA.

It is designed for long-distance reading and wayfinding. User tests were conducted along the process.

This typeface received the Certificate of Typographic Excellence (Student category) in the 22nd Annual TDC Typeface Design Competition.

Spring & Summer 2018

Signage typeface design

150 Chinese characters & 39 icons in total.