Typography design contest : The leading International Organisation - The Type Directors Club is conducting annual competitions and exhibitions to support excellence in typography, both in print and on screens. The competitions would encourage young people to get into the field and the professionals to get a wider scope for their works. The TDC holds two yearly type competitions: one for the use of type and the letterform in design and the other, typeface design. The winners are published in Typography annual, sold in TDC shops and displayed in seven exhibits that travel around the world. These competitions and exhibitions bring out the typographic trends and are valuable resource for designers.
Deadline : January 10 2018
• Single Typeface
• Type Family
• Type Superfamily
• Type System
• Pi or Ornament
• Original Design
• Custom Design
Any new typeface designs produced or published between 1 January and 31 December 2017 are eligible.
Entry Fees :
Entry fees for TDC Members start at 45 USD for single entries, 80 USD for Type Family entries and 150 USD for Superfamily entries. Higher entry fees apply for Non-members and late fees apply for entries submitted after 8th December 2017 and no later than 10th January 2018.
The winners selected by the Jury will receive Certificate of Typographic Excellence and will be exhibited in the 64th TDC exhibition and will appear in Typography 39. Apart from this the winners will be requested to submit eight additional copies which will travel throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asian countries.
visit type-competition.tdc.org to enter contest.
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