A graduate from Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design with a BA First Class Honours in Graphic Design, Ying Tong Tan works mainly in the form of books & publications within the arts & cultural sector. Currently operating as a studio that focuses on publishing, type design and identities. Her practice is inquiry and collaborative based.
Founder and moderator of Booktalk blog.
Co-founder of Zyxt – a graphic design studio and independent publisher that forms partnerships with artists, curators, publishers, designers and institutions. Formed with Masaki Miwa.
Experiences & collaborations include Grey Projects (SG), NUS Museum (SG), Public School (IL), Booksfromthefuture (UK), Robert Zhao (SG), Erika Tan (UK), Polimekanos (UK), University of the Arts London (UK), Jacqui Small Publishing (UK), National Arts Council (SG), Singapore Tyler Print Institute (SG), Zyxt with Masaki Miwa (SG/AU).
Talks & workshops with DECK (In conjunction with STEIDL DECK: 1001 Steidl Books exhibition),THEBOOKSHOW (SG), Singapore International Photography Festival (SG). Exhibited at Eau De Lacoste L.12.12 Noir with Lascoste at The Music Room (London, UK) and Future Imperfect with the Young Printmakers League 2016 at Mulan Gallery (SG).