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Font Aid V: Made For Japan 
A typeface made of glyphs representing Japan
To raise funds to expedite relief efforts after the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the country in March 2011.  
My contribution: Geta Sandals 
I have always been fascinated by the refinement and simple beauty of Japanese culture. 
And also been intrigued by, and wondering how anyone can walk with shoes like this, 
which I would love to try some day!

Font Aid VI: Aster Affects
A typeface consisting entirely of asterisks and other star-inspired symbols.
Created to support the Red Cross after Hurricane Sandy, which struck portions of the Caribbean, mid-Atlantic, and northeastern United States in October 2012
My contribution.
The five separate lines that compose this asterisk symbolize the rays and movement of a shooting star, which invites us to make a wish for quick relief for those who suffered from this hurricane. The same lines can also be seen as flying debris and recall its rotating, devastating force.

Font Aid VII: Here Comes the Sun
A typeface consisting of images based on the eight-rayed sun from the Philippine flag.
To raise funds for the Philippine Red Cross, after the events of Typhoon Haiyan, in November 2013. For the Philippine people, the golden sun on their flag embodies their unity, freedom, democracy, and sovereignty — each ray of the sun representing one of the eight provinces involved in the country's 1896 revolution against Spain.
My contribution. 
This sun appears in the negative space of a circle, symbol of unity. Unity of the people of the Philippines, but also unity of people from all over the world, who were coming together to send them a lifeline or a buoy, to help them overcome the hardships caused by the disaster. 
The circle also symbolizes the circle of life that will eventually take its course again.

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