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Granshan 2016

Non-Latin typeface competition in these categories, held in 2016: Armenian, Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Indic, Thai, Korean, and display typefaces. Chairmen of the jury are Edik Ghabuzyan (Head of Department of Creating and Keeping Armenian Fonts at the National Book Chamber of Armenia, consultant for Adobe Systems, Armenia) and Boris Kochan (CEO of Kochan & Partner, and Past President of tgm Typographische Gesellschaft München). The jury: Gerry Leonidas (UK), Fiona Ross (UK), Liu Zhao (China), Angela Poghosova (Armenia), Adi Stern (Israel), Haytham Nawar (Egypt), Aleksey Vanyashin (Russia), Anuthin Wongsunkakong (Thailand), Chang Sik Kim (USA).

The results: The Grand Prize was awarded to Jamal Bustan and Mamoun Sakkal for Bustan. Special categories in which some or all of 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes are give. Special mentions are denoted by 4, 5 and 6 below, in the order listed on the granshan page.

  • Armenian Typefaces: 1 MAA Mary (Marieta Arzumanyan) 2 SHK An (Syuzi Hakobyan) 6 HASH Anoush (Hrachuhi Grigoryan)
  • Arabic Typefaces: 1 Symbio (Rui Abreu)
  • Chinese Typefaces: 4 M Ying Hei (Robin Hui, Monotype)
  • Cyrillic Typefaces: 4 Petra (Ana Prodanovic)
  • Indian Typefaces: 4 Linotype Devanagari (Monotype Studio) 5 Linotype Gujarati (Monotype Studio)
  • Korean Typefaces: 1 Nanum Square (Naver Corp., Sandoll Communications) 2 Sandoll LateSpring (Moa Ku, Jiin Park, Sungwoo Choi, Sandoll Communications) 4 Sandoll Gyeokdong MyeongJo (Moa Ku, Sungwoo Choi, Sandoll Communications)
  • Thai Typefaces: 3 Danvivek (Knaz Uiyamathiti)
  • Hebrew Typefaces: 4 Susim (Daniel Berkovitz)
  • Display typefaces: 1 Bustan (Jamal Bustan, Mamoun Sakkal) 2 Lalezar (Borna Izadpanah) 3 Alef (Mehdi Ravandi) 4 MAA Sergo (Marieta Arzumanyan) 5 Let's play (Ghada Wali) 6 Cairo (Mohamed Gaber)
  • Latin / Arabic Typefaces: 2 Calibri Arabic (Mamoun Sakkal, Aida Sakkal) 3 Riwaya (Katharina Seidl) 4 DIN Serif (Panos Vassiliou) 5 FF DIN Arabic (Yanone) 6 Effra (Dalton Maag: Azza Alameddine, Alex Blattmann)
  • Latin / Cyrillic Typefaces: 1 Eqil (Kostas Bartsokas) 4 FS Sally Pro (Phil Garnham, Jason Smith)
  • Latin / Indian Typefaces: 1 Myriad Devanagari (Vaibhav Singh) 2 Aktiv Grotesk (Dalton Maag: Sebastian Losch, Kalapi Gajjar-Bordawekar) 4 Amikal (Matthias Pauwels)
  • Latin / Thai Typefaces: 2 Prompt (Thanarat Vachiruckul) 3 Kantaraksa (Sasikarn Vongin) 4 Intel Clear Thai (Dalton Maag: Hanna Donker, Spike Spondike)

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