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|IlluSalon Co., Ltd
|No.4, Guancheng Midtown, Dongcheng Dist. BEIJING, PRC
|Children books, illustration
Established in 2016, illuSalon is an illustration resource platform. At present the platform is home to hundreds of professional illustrators, and it operates a powerful International Standard Link Identifier (ISLI) system to facilitate the efficient circulation of illustrations, and the protection of copyright. illuSalon raises the allaround value of illustrators and their works using an international art-world operational model to concentrate and apply illustration industry resources. In response to an age of individualization, it scales and adds value in order to speed the adoption of illustrations within China.
2010.09 -2013.03 Children’s Fun Publishing CO., Ltd
National primary school English textbooks, which will be used by 40 million Chinese primary school students. Due to the public opinion and high requirements of textbooks, more professional illustrators have been invited to involve in the textbook creating since 2022. As the responsible party of textbook illustration, I am responsible for the illustration work of two series of key textbook projects and to balance the requirements between knowledge, artistry and social values.
In publishing filed: picture books and illustration of books; new tech and channels for books presenting and marketing
|Experience related to this year’s topic
I have been in the loop of Chinese digital publishing since 2013 and have witnessed the general digital process in the decade. I am familiar with different multiple-media publishing projects, including publishing database building, AR/ VR readings, pay-for-knowledge models.