Yung-Chen Nieh got his bachelor’s degree in design from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and went on to study applied media arts in National Taiwan University of Arts, though he’s never completed the required courses with it. Nieh is now the proprietor of Aaron Nieh Workshop.


Nieh is among the few most outstanding designers of Taiwan of the past decade, with a body of work seen extensively in the music industry, publications and art-related projects. Every single birth of his work is sure to appeal to a great public of the greater China’s vast consumer society. Nieh is most celebrated for his careful arrangements of the fonts and his peculiar sensitivity to the various forms of language with their corresponding visuals. He’s an aesthetic trendsetter affirmed.


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