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Hidetaka Yamasaki

Hidetaka Yamasaki is currently a MA Typeface Design student at the University of Reading. He has been working on typeface designs since he participated in Luc(as) de Groot’s seminar at University of Applied Sciences Potsdam in 2013. His focus lies on non-native scripts, mainly Latin. From time to time he translates art and design literature from German and English into Japanese, utilizing his academic background in art history and aesthetics, including the Japanese edition of Jost Hochuli’s Detail in typography. He completed an internship at Monotype’s Berlin office in 2015, formerly FontShop, founded by Erik Spiekermann.