Julius Wiedemann was born in Brazil, where he studied design and marketing, and has lived and worked in Japan, Germany and in the UK.
He has worked for 15 years as Executive Editor for Design and Pop Culture at TASCHEN Publishing House. He has edited almost 60 books, is a regular contributor to magazines, and has been in the jury of several awards all over the world.
Wiedemann’s publications have sold over 1,5 million copies worldwide, and among his most popular titles are the series Illustration Now!, Information Graphics, Understanding the World, Product Design in the Sustainable Era, and his books on record covers.
Julius Wiedemann will return to chair the judging of the WIA2017 Books category