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Type competitions

Luc Devroye
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
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Berliner Type

Type and graphic design competition, open to typefaces designed in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Past winners were often selected for certain corporate projects, not for type design per se. The type awards since 2006 are on-line. The competitions are numbered. For example, 2013 is the 45th competition. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fine Press Book Association Student Type Design Contest

Student type-design contest in 2012, with two first place awards of $750 each and four honorable mentions of $250 each. The winning titling face will be engraved into matrices and issued as a new metal typeface by the Dale Guild Type Foundry. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014

Font Bureau and Morosawa Bunken Inc partner to organize the Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014. The submission period is open from June 1 to August 31, 2014, and is open to all individuals. The winners will be announced in November 2014. Font Bureau's Cyrus Highsmith will judge in the Latin category, along with Fred Smeijers, Sara Soskolne, and Matthew Carter. In the Kanji category, the judges are Osamu Torinoumi, Yasuhito Nagahara, Kenya Hara, Taro Yamamoto, and Masahiko Kozuka. [Google] [More]  ⦿