Johnny Chen

branding packaging illustration and page layout

Pronouns: He, him

Johnny Chen is a detail-oriented and hard working designer skilled in layout and illustration. He double-majored in both Graphic Design and Arts & Letters while studying at Portland State University. Johnny is not only a graphic designer and illustrator but more importantly, a Virgo. In his free time, he likes playing tennis, cooking with friends, and drooling over some good package design.

  • Vernacular Type
    An archive of Portland’s vernacular typography. Documenting typography that was once there before they disappear forever.

  • Guocha
    Traditional Chinese green tea infused with organic fruits. A new drink to help people begin their healthy journey.

  • Portland Youth Builders
    Rebrand project for Portland Youth Builders, a non-profit organization to support young people who are committed to change their lives.

  • Chinese Thesis
    A thesis project that examines the Chinese food culture, investigating how food can evolve from basic cooking to becoming a very complex part of people’s lives.