West Lake No. 1 by John Pasden in personal 14 Jun 2007 I love stylized Chinese characters. It says 西湖一號 (West Lake No. 1). This is a good example of mainland Chinese designers using traditional Chinese characters for artistic effect (號 rather than 号). Taken next to West Lake in Hangzhou. Share artChinese charactersdesignHangzhouhanzi John Pasden John is a Shanghai-based linguist and entrepreneur, founder of AllSet Learning.