Tien-Min Liao

New York, NY, USA
Tien-Min is a New York based communication designer focused on graphic design and branding.

Work Experience


Senior Designer

Present New York, United States


Pratt Institute

MS in Communication Design

May 2013 New York, New York, United States

National Chengchi University

BA in Advertising

June 2009 Taiwan

Cooper Union

Postgraduate certificate programs in typeface design

September 2014 - August 2015 New York, New York, United States


Chinese (Native),
English (Advanced),


Work is featured / published in:

Type Hybrid (victionary)
Visual Storytelling: Infographic Design in News
Stylist Magazine France, Feb 18 issue

Design360° magazine Vol.57
IdN magazine vol.22 no.2
CTA Creative Talk in Asia Vol.1
Information Made Beautiful (SendPoints)
Art Quarter vol.8 (dpi magazine)

Type Player 3 (Sandu)
Asian Creatives (PIE books)
The Typographic Universe (Thames & Hudson)
Design Elements, 2nd Ed. (Rockport Publishers)
Infographics: Designing & Visualizing Data (Sandu)

How to Create a Portfolio and Get Hired, 2nd Ed. (Laurence King)
GreenSource Magazine, March+April
Infographic Design (Chois)
Page Unlimited II (Sandu)

Asia-Pacific Design No. 8
IdN Extra 07: Infographics–Designing Data

Apportfolio Asia Vol.2
Lohas Magazine, August
GreenSource Magazine, August

How Magazine, March
IF Concept Award Yearbook
Reddot Communication Design Yearbook

Honors and Awards

iF Concept Award, Third Prize, 2010
Reddot Communication Design Awards, Reddot Award, 2009
How International Design Awards,Winner, 2010
Adobe Design Achievement Awards
– Motion Graphic, Semifinalist, 2012
– Print, Semifinalist, 2012
– Print, Semifinalist, 2012
– Print, Semifinalist, 2011
– Photography, Semifinalist, 2009
– Print, Semifinalist, 2009
MOE Scholarship Program for Overseas Study in Art and Design, Full Scholarship, 2010
International Merit-based Scholarship, Pratt, 2010–2013