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4–7 September, 2019

Masataka Hattori

Masataka Hattori

Masataka Hattori is a Senior Font Developer at Adobe, and has been a member of their Tokyo-based Japanese Typography team for over 25 years. He has a degree in graphic design from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music. He was involved in the development of the first Adobe Originals Japanese typefaces, Kozuka Mincho (1997) and Kozuka Gothic (2001). Masataka also contributed to various font development projects, such as Kazuraki (2009), the world’s first fully-proportional OpenType Japanese font; Ten Mincho (2017), a set of traditional Mincho-style fonts that feature a full set of Latin glyphs and several color (SVG) emoji; and Source Han and Noto CJK, composed of the Sans Serif–style (2014) and Serif-style (2017) Pan-CJK fonts that were developed in collaboration with Google. Masataka previously presented at ATypI Hong Kong 2012 and ATypI Barcelona 2014.