Yaxu Han is an art director and graphic designer based in Beijing, China. She loves creating unconventional and whimsical design to inspire changes. Her work contains a variety of disciplines from branding to interactive design, publication to exhibition design, packaging to 3D and motion design. Clients include: Microsoft, OPPO, MIT Media Lab, Blancpain, 51 E John, Christie's, artist Marina Abramović, musician Björk, artist Sol LeWitt and singer LAUV.


School of Visual Arts  New York / MFA Design  09. 2017 - 05. 2019

Beijing University of Technology  Beijing / BE Environmental Engineering + BA Advertising  09. 2013 - 06. 2017


Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement in MFA DESIGN from the School of Visual Arts / SINGULARITY 2019

Young Battle Graduation Season - The Best Graduate / SINGULARITY 2019

Adobe Design Achievement Awards - Semifinalist / DREAM  2018

Adobe Design Achievement Awards - Semifinalist / FUTURE BLOCKS  2018

The Type Directors Club 64th Communication Design Competition - Certificate of Typographic Excellence / FUTURE BLOCKS  2018

CGDA Design Award - Bronze Award / RED FLOWER OIL 2018

The 17th Platinum Originality International University Students Graphic Design Competition - Gold Award / MATTER WAVE MUSEUM  2016

National Award in Innovation and Entrepreneurship for College Students / ACEAE PROJECT  2014                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


Beijing Design Week - Neighbourhood Warming Initiatives / Baitasiremade - RadioSayHi Record Store, Beijing China 09.2019 

ABC Beijing Art Book Fair / Beijing Times Art Museum, Beijing, China 06.2019

Shapes / Ladislav Sutnar Gallery, Riegrova 11, Pilsen, Czechia 05.2019 

Contained Memory / A Juried Exhibition of Work by Students in SVA's Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, New York City, NY, United States 03.2019

The 64th Annual Exhibition of the Type Directors Club / Around the US and in 50 Cities Around the World  2018

Florida, New York / An Experimental Art Show, Brooklyn, NY, United States   10.2018

One Show Shanghai Creative Week / Shanghai, China   11.2018


50/100 Collection of Up and Coming Designers' Portfolios 2019

The World’s Best Typography / The Type Directors Club Annual Book  2018

Ladislav Sutnar Shapes ‖/ University of West Bohemia in Pilsen  2018

MAKE IT POP! Combining 3D Effects in Graphic Design / Sandu Publishing  2018

Platinum Originality Portfolio / Platinum Originality International University Students Graphic Design Competition  2016


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