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21st Annual TDC Type Design Competition (2018)

International typeface competition in 2018 organized by the Type Directors Club in New York. Deadline: January 10, 2018. The chair of the competition is Elizabeth Carey Smith. Judges: Sahar Afshar, Verena Gerlach, YuJune Park, Dyana Weissman. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mashrebiya Font Competition (Khatt Foundation)

In 2017, the Khatt Foundation is launching a type design competition for fonts specifically designed to produce modern Mashrebiya architectural screens. [The Mashrebiya screen is an iconic element of Arab/Islamic architecture. Mashrebiyas are still popular as separation screens or walls, however they are often constructed from complex geometrical parts and shapes, and rarely using only letters.] Each award winner will be paid 1000 Euros. The jury consists of Yara Khoury Nammour, Pascal Zoghbi, and Edo Smitshuijzen. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mon Pote

Mon Pote stands for Most Original Name Prize Of the Trump Era. Started in November 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 2019

Applications for this competition are accepted until the autumn of 2018. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ninth Founder Type Design Competition

This is the ninth competition organized (in 2017) 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]  ⦿

Third Type Design Contest of Hanyi Font Star

Chinese type competition organized by Hanyi Font with three categories: Chinese Text, Chinese Display, Latin (for use with a set of given Hanyi fonts). The fonts should be designed after March 2016 and before March 2018, the deadline for submissions. The judging will take place in April 2018.

The judges: Xuefeng Bi (Professor of China Academy of Art, Associate Dean of Design Art College), Osamu Torinoumi (Japanese type designer, President of Jiyukobo Ltd), Li Qi (Chinese type designer, Chief Designer of Qihei family of Hanyi), Rong Chen (Chief of Visual Communication and Information Department, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts (SIVA), Chief Creative Director of Qinwei Design), Min Wang (Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)), Sang-soo Ahn (Korean graphic designer, Head of PaTI (Paju Typography Institute)), Zhiwei Zhu (Chinese type designer, Artistic Consultant of Hanyi Font), Yong Wu (Professor, Director of the Department of Graphic Design, Cheung Kong School of Art and Design), Yiyuan Ma (Chief Operating Officer of Hanyi Font). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tokyo Type Directors Club TDC 2018

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 2018: Tatsuya Ariyama, Katsumi Asaba, Kazunari Hattori, Tsuguya Inoue, Kaoru Kasai, Atsuki Kikuchi, Issay Kitagawa, Akira Kobayashi, Satoshi Machiguchi, Gento Matsumoto, Kiyonori Muroga, Hideki Nakajima, Masayoshi Nakajo, Norio Nakamura, Yugo Nakamura, Daijiro Ohara, Yukimasa Okumura, Takuya Onuki, Taku Satoh, Katsuhiko Shibuya, Shin Sobue, Fumio Tachibana, Yui Takada, Yuri Uenishi, John Warwicker, Yuni Yoshida, Shigenobu Fujita, Osamu Torinoumi. Applications are due on November 1, 2017. [Google] [More]  ⦿