Friday, September 22, 2023

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Friday, June 30, 2023

AIGA Award Certificate

... The award was hand-lettered by Jean Yee Wong on a sheet of Invictus paper, imported from England, and supplied by Stevens-Nelson Paper Co. ...

(Next post on Friday: Intertextuality)

Friday, June 23, 2023

Jeanyee Wong’s Marriage License

On October 7, 1946, Jeanyee Wong and Waie Lew 
applied for a marriage license in Manhattan. They 
married the following day at the Municipal Building.

(Next post on Friday: AIGA Award Certificate)

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Life with Letters—as They Turned Photogenic

Edward Rondthaler
Hastings House, 1981
Page 76: 1951
The there was a lull, broken a few years by an unprecedented renaissance in calligraphy. This brilliant renaissance, encouraged by professionals such as Paul Standard, Jaenyee Wong [sic], Ismar David, Paul Freeman, Guillermo Rodriguez-Benitez, Bob Boyajian, Sandi Governali and others, reached far down into grass roots America. It reached down even to the Croton high school where I, caught at last by the calligraphic bug, took a night course in company with other enthusiasts of all ages.