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Presentation of TDC Medal to Jan Middendorp

Eric Liu

Eric Liu

Eric is a Chinese typographer and designer based in Tokyo.

He is editor of “The Type,” a Chinese typography media project, and the executive producer and co-host of TypeChat, the award-winning Mandarin typography podcast since 2015. He is also an invited Expert of the W3C, and co-chair of the Chinese Text Layout Task Force.

Eric serves as a type consultant for foundries and giant companies internationally, collaborating on multi-script font projects, including Adobe’s Source Han Sans & Serif.

His published Works include Kǒngquè: restoring the mindset of Chinese typesetting (2020); and many translations from English and Japanese, including Western Type (by Akira Kobayashi), etc.

Twitter @Kongque_Chinese