Fan Xiang is a graphic designer and an educator. Her activities vary from graphic design, signage design to digital arts.
Fan is known for her visualization-based artworks. A key project is AwardPuzzle which is an online interactive visualization platform that encourages people to explore the "winning tips" through data of national art competition, and it triggers public attentions on ideology management in visual arts. She is fascinated to synthesize graphic design and technology as a telescope into unseen reality.
Before getting into digital arts, Fan focused on research of signage, pictogram design in Japan and China. She authors a book, Wayfinding Signage System Design, and a series of research papers.
Fan holds two MFAs and a BA degree from China, Japan and US. She is currently an Associate Professor at Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing China. Fan is a Chinese and obsessed with the taste and flavor of Uji Matcha tea.