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Type competitions


Eighth Founder Type Design Competition

This is the eighth competition organized by the Chinese typefoundry Founder Type. the first one was held in 2001. Awards are given in the Latin and Chinese categories. Information file. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mon Pote

Mon Pote stands for Most Original Name Prize Of the Trump Era. Starting in 2016, it is given annually, during Trump's tenure, to the best new typeface name. The jury is presided by Luc Devroye, whose office is accepting nominations all year long. The awards are given in November of each year. The winner is expected to donate to the Canadian Narcissism Society or Club Med Guantanamo. The list of winners:

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Morisawa Type Design Competition 2016

Biannual type design competition held in Japan, first started in 1984. The 2016 competition accepts entries until July 31, 2016. The jury for Latin typefaces consists of Matthew Carter, Cyrus Highsmith, Sara Soskolne, and Fred Smeijers. The kanji competition will be judged by Kenya Hara, Yasuhito Nagahara, Osamu Torinoumi and Taro Yamamoto. [Google] [More]  ⦿

TDC62: The 62st Annual Type Directors Club Competition

International competition in 2016 which recognizes excellence in communication design, including the use of typography, calligraphy, handlettering and other letterforms in advertising, books, calendars, catalogs, corporate identity, editorials, exhibits, signage, architecture, logos, packaging, posters and apparel. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tokyo Type Directors Club TDC 2017

Created in 1987 along the model of the New York Type Directors Club, and led by Katsumi Asaba, the Tokyo Type Directors Club organizes an annual type competition. Archive of the outcomes of the Tokyo TDC Annual Awards. Jury for TDC 2017: Katsumi Asaba, Kazunari Hattori, Naomi Hirabayashi, Tsuguya Inoue, Taeko Isu, Kaoru Kasai, Atsuki Kikuchi, Issay Kitagawa, Akira Kobayashi, Henrik Kubel, Gento Matsumoto, Kiyonori Muroga, Hideki Nakajima, Masayoshi Nakajo, Norio Nakamura, Yugo Nakamura, Yukimasa, Okumura, Takuya Onuki, Taku Satoh, Katsuhiko Shibuya, Shin Sobue, Fumio Tachibana, Yui Takada, Yoshie Watanabe and John Warwicker. Applications are due on November 1, 2016. [Google] [More]  ⦿