Born at Oct. 6th 1976 in Beijing, China. Since 1990 she has lived in Germany
2000 Master degree for Design at the University of Arts Berlin, Prof. Holger Matthies
2003 Master-class “Meister-Schüler” studies at the University of the Arts Berlin (UdK)
1999 workexperience at Omnific by Derek Birdsall London
2000 - 2002 employment by Thomas Manss & Company London and Berlin
2003 - 2004 employment by Chermayeff & Geismar New York City, USA
since 2004 established Yang Liu Design in Berlin
1998 1st Prize at the poster “Wettbewerb der Musikhochschulen 99”
2000 German Prize for Commuications Design 2000, the award for high design quality
2002 The Bronze Medal on the 18th International Poster Biennal in Warszaw
100 Best Posters 2001 from Germany, Austria and Switzerland
“red-dot” International Award for Communications Design 2002, for highest design quality.
2003 “Type of Execellence” Type Director′s Club New York, USA
2004 “red-dot” International Award for Communications Design 2003, for high design quality.
2005 100 Best Posters 2004 from Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Several Solo and Group Exhibitions in Germany, USA, Japan, Mexico, Finland, China,
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Iran in both Galleries and Museums, including the
Poster Museum Willanow, Polen, Postermuseum Essen, Museum for Arts and Crafts
Hamburg, Germany, Poster Museum Lathi, Finland, Taiwan Poster Association, Heritage
Museum Hong Kong, DDD-Galery Osaka, Japan, Design Center Nordrhein-Westfalen.
2004 Guest professor at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
2005 Lecture at the International Design Conference "Typo" Berlin.
Lecture at Bauhaus University Weimar; Guest Lecturer at Glasgow School of Art
and CAFA, Beijing; Lecture at the Design Conference "Ein Tag der Typografie"
in Basel, Switzerland; Workshop at Design Conference VIDE, The Hague, Holland