TDC Awards

The TDC competition, established in 1953, is the longest running, most prestigious, global typography and type design competition. Now in its 69th year, these awards are all about how letterforms are used and drawn, recognizing typographic excellence and celebrating new typeface designs in all global languages.

Award

Agency

Client

Title

Category

Annual ID

San Francisco Symphony Brand Identity Agency: Collins / San Francisco + Dinamo / Basel Client: San Francisco Symphony Category: Best of Show
Mailchimp 2020 Annual Report Agency: Mailchimp Client: Mailchimp Category: Advertisements / Single
Barcelona Poesia Agency: Marta Cerdà Alimbau / Amsterdam Client: Ajuntament de Barcelona Category: Advertisements / Single
Vazeh Classic Quranic Typeface Agency: Reza Bakhtiarifard / Tehran + Omid Emamian / Tehran Client: Ofogh Rooydad Co. Category: Type Family
Huai Agency: Potch Auacherdkul / Bangkok Client: Self Initiated Category: Type Family
Baryton Agency: Coppers and Brasses / Montreal Category: Type Family
Arabic Protest Display Typeface Agency: ArabicType / London Client: Personal Category: Type Family
Rail Alphabet 2 Agency: Henrik Kubel (A2-TYPE) / London + Margaret Calvert / London Client: Network Rail Category: Type Family
Good is like Water Agency: Zhejiang Gongshang University / Hangzhou Client: Gwangju Design Biennale Category: Posters / Single
Musical Theatre Poster Design Agency: betterbuero / Berlin Client: MINZ Internationale Kulturprojekte Category: Posters / Single
Just tape it! Agency: Niklaus Troxler Design / Willisau Client: A-Z presents, Berlin Category: Posters / Single
Read More Agency: Underline Studio / Toronto Client: Personal Category: Posters / Single
Fellini ½ Agency: Fons Hickmann M23 / Berlin Client: University of Missouri Category: Posters / Single
Das Plakat (The Poster) Agency: Fons Hickmann M23 / Berlin Client: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg Category: Posters / Single
Join the Cult of Type Agency: babyinktwice / Näfels Client: Typographic Summer Program Category: Posters / Single
JOY & GRIEF Agency: Bing Chen / Hangzhou Client: Personal Category: Posters / Single
good vibes Agency: gggrafik / Heidelberg Client: karlstorbahnhof heidelberg Category: Posters / Single
Butti Agency: hesign / Berlin Client: Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione Category: Posters / Single
Li Bin Yuan Solo Exhibition Agency: hesign / Berlin Client: Pingshan Art Museum Category: Posters / Single
Typomania 2020 Agency: CBR Graphic Lab / Seoul Client: Alexander Vasin Category: Posters / Single
Governors Ball 2020 Agency: David Leutert / Berlin, Germany + Founders Entertainment / New York, NY Client: Founders Entertainment Category: Posters / Single
Fragmented Gardens Agency: S&Co / BOGOTA Client: Offline Ventures Category: Posters / Single
EGO Agency: Marta Cerdà Alimbau / Barcelona Client: W+K Category: Posters / Single
CHECKPOINT Exhibition Agency: Atelier Poisson / Chavannes-près-Renens Client: LA FERME DES TILLEULS Cultural space Category: Posters / Single
"Pieces" - Solo Photography Exhibition by Mingmei Meng Agency: T9 Brand / Shanghai Client: May Art Foundation Category: Posters / Single
paracelsus pool and wellness centre signage system, salzburg Agency: büro uebele visuelle kommunikation / stuttgart Client: stadtgemeinde salzburg – kktb, stadt salzburg immobilien gmbh Category: Exhibits/Signage / Single
Kunsthaus Zürich Signage Agency: L2M3.com / Stuttgart + Pentagram / London Client: Kunsthaus Zürich Category: Exhibits/Signage / Single
Nest Agency: Ben Johnston / Toronto Client: Start India Category: Exhibits/Signage / Single
Perry Mason Agency: Shine / Los Angeles Client: HBO Category: Movie Titles/Feature Film / Opening Titles - Single
Signifier Agency: Klim Type Foundry / Wellington Client: Klim Type Foundry Category: Super Family
SF Symbols 2 Agency: Apple / Cupertino Client: Apple Category: Super Family
Lyon Arabic Agency: Morcos Key / Brooklyn + Debakir / Beirut Client: Commercial Type Category: Super Family
Hebrew/Latin Extended Type Family Agency: Hagilda / Tel Aviv Category: Super Family
Emograms Agency: kissmiklos / Budapest Client: Personal Category: Self-Promotion / Campaign
The 101 Best Movies of the 2010s Agency: Ananya Khaitan / New Delhi Client: Battleship Pretension Category: Book Jackets / Single
Almond Agency: HarperCollins Publishers / New York Client: HarperVia / HarperCollins Publishers Category: Book Jackets / Single
The American Fiancee Agency: HarperCollins Publishers / New York Client: HarperVia / HarperCollins Publishers Category: Book Jackets / Single
The Autobiography of Eikoh Hosoe Trilogy Agency: Wang Zhi-Hong Studio / Taipei Client: Faces Publications Category: Book Jackets / Single
Fukt magazine #19 Storylines Agency: Ariane Spanier / Berlin Client: Fukt magazine for drawing Category: Book Jackets / Single
On the Road Agency: Moker Ontwerp / Amsterdam Client: De Bezige Bij Category: Book Jackets / Single
Ingredients Agency: Penguin Random House / New York Client: Penguin Random House Category: Book Jackets / Single
Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter Agency: Champions Design / New York Client: Tilbury House Publishers Category: Book Jackets / Single
Ad Algea Agency: Marta Cerdà Alimbau / Barcelona Client: Josep Maria Martí Duran Category: Book Jackets / Single
Super Condensed Devanagari Typeface Agency: Mota Italic / Berlin Category: Single Typeface
LiebeHeide Color Font — amazingly real looking handwritten messages Agency: LiebeFonts / Berlin Client: Personal Category: Single Typeface
Coca-Cola Care Font Agency: Coca-Cola China / Shanghai + CoolCharacter / Shanghai + FounderType / Beijing Client: Coca-Cola China Category: Single Typeface
Vasakronan Serif Agency: Familjen Sthlm / Stockholm Client: Vasakronan Category: Single Typeface
Hong Kong Beiwei Zansyu Agency: Trilingua Design / Hong Kong Client: Personal Category: Single Typeface
Great Performers Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Campaign
Uno Due Vol. 3 It's Personal Agency: Andrea A. Trabucco-Campos / Brooklyn + Lorenzo Fanton / Brooklyn Client: Uno Due Category: Editorial / Campaign

2021 Best of Show TDC Best of Show Winner

Collins / San Francisco + Dinamo / Basel

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Brand Identity

Best of Show

TDC67_001C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Mailchimp

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 2020 Annual Report

Advertisements / Single

TDC67_002C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Marta Cerdà Alimbau / Amsterdam

Ajuntament de Barcelona

Barcelona Poesia

Advertisements / Single

TDC67_003C

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Reza Bakhtiarifard / Tehran + Omid Emamian / Tehran

Ofogh Rooydad Co.

Vazeh Classic Quranic Typeface

Type Family

TD24_007T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Potch Auacherdkul / Bangkok

Self Initiated

Huai

Type Family

TD24_008T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Coppers and Brasses / Montreal

N/A

Baryton

Type Family

TD24_009T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

ArabicType / London

Personal

Arabic Protest Display Typeface

Type Family

TD24_010T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Henrik Kubel (A2-TYPE) / London + Margaret Calvert / London

Network Rail

Rail Alphabet 2

Type Family

TD24_011T

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Zhejiang Gongshang University / Hangzhou

Gwangju Design Biennale

Good is like Water

Posters / Single

TDC67_175C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

betterbuero / Berlin

MINZ Internationale Kulturprojekte

Musical Theatre Poster Design

Posters / Single

TDC67_176C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Niklaus Troxler Design / Willisau

A-Z presents, Berlin

Just tape it!

Posters / Single

TDC67_177C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Underline Studio / Toronto

Personal

Read More

Posters / Single

TDC67_178C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Fons Hickmann M23 / Berlin

University of Missouri

Fellini ½

Posters / Single

TDC67_179C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Fons Hickmann M23 / Berlin

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg

Das Plakat (The Poster)

Posters / Single

TDC67_180C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

babyinktwice / Näfels

Typographic Summer Program

Join the Cult of Type

Posters / Single

TDC67_181C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Bing Chen / Hangzhou

Personal

JOY & GRIEF

Posters / Single

TDC67_182C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

gggrafik / Heidelberg

karlstorbahnhof heidelberg

good vibes

Posters / Single

TDC67_183C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

hesign / Berlin

Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione

Butti

Posters / Single

TDC67_184C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

hesign / Berlin

Pingshan Art Museum

Li Bin Yuan Solo Exhibition

Posters / Single

TDC67_185C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

CBR Graphic Lab / Seoul

Alexander Vasin

Typomania 2020

Posters / Single

TDC67_186C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

David Leutert / Berlin, Germany + Founders Entertainment / New York, NY

Founders Entertainment

Governors Ball 2020

Posters / Single

TDC67_187C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

S&Co / BOGOTA

Offline Ventures

Fragmented Gardens

Posters / Single

TDC67_188C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Marta Cerdà Alimbau / Barcelona

W+K

EGO

Posters / Single

TDC67_189C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Atelier Poisson / Chavannes-près-Renens

LA FERME DES TILLEULS Cultural space

CHECKPOINT Exhibition

Posters / Single

TDC67_190C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

T9 Brand / Shanghai

May Art Foundation

"Pieces" - Solo Photography Exhibition by Mingmei Meng

Posters / Single

TDC67_191C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

büro uebele visuelle kommunikation / stuttgart

stadtgemeinde salzburg – kktb, stadt salzburg immobilien gmbh

paracelsus pool and wellness centre signage system, salzburg

Exhibits/Signage / Single

TDC67_076C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

L2M3.com / Stuttgart + Pentagram / London

Kunsthaus Zürich

Kunsthaus Zürich Signage

Exhibits/Signage / Single

TDC67_077C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Ben Johnston / Toronto

Start India

Nest

Exhibits/Signage / Single

TDC67_078C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Shine / Los Angeles

HBO

Perry Mason

Movie Titles/Feature Film / Opening Titles - Single

TDC67_164C

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Klim Type Foundry / Wellington

Klim Type Foundry

Signifier

Super Family

TD24_012T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Apple / Cupertino

Apple

SF Symbols 2

Super Family

TD24_013T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Morcos Key / Brooklyn + Debakir / Beirut

Commercial Type

Lyon Arabic

Super Family

TD24_014T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Hagilda / Tel Aviv

N/A

Hebrew/Latin Extended Type Family

Super Family

TD24_015T

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

kissmiklos / Budapest

Personal

Emograms

Self-Promotion / Campaign

TDC67_208C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Ananya Khaitan / New Delhi

Battleship Pretension

The 101 Best Movies of the 2010s

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_005C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

HarperCollins Publishers / New York

HarperVia / HarperCollins Publishers

Almond

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_006C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

HarperCollins Publishers / New York

HarperVia / HarperCollins Publishers

The American Fiancee

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_007C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Wang Zhi-Hong Studio / Taipei

Faces Publications

The Autobiography of Eikoh Hosoe Trilogy

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_008C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Ariane Spanier / Berlin

Fukt magazine for drawing

Fukt magazine #19 Storylines

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_009C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Moker Ontwerp / Amsterdam

De Bezige Bij

On the Road

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_010C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Penguin Random House / New York

Penguin Random House

Ingredients

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_011C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Champions Design / New York

Tilbury House Publishers

Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_012C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Marta Cerdà Alimbau / Barcelona

Josep Maria Martí Duran

Ad Algea

Book Jackets / Single

TDC67_013C

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Mota Italic / Berlin

N/A

Super Condensed Devanagari Typeface

Single Typeface

TD24_002T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

LiebeFonts / Berlin

Personal

LiebeHeide Color Font — amazingly real looking handwritten messages

Single Typeface

TD24_003T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Coca-Cola China / Shanghai + CoolCharacter / Shanghai + FounderType / Beijing

Coca-Cola China

Coca-Cola Care Font

Single Typeface

TD24_004T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Familjen Sthlm / Stockholm

Vasakronan

Vasakronan Serif

Single Typeface

TD24_005T

2021 Typeface Design TDC Winner

Trilingua Design / Hong Kong

Personal

Hong Kong Beiwei Zansyu

Single Typeface

TD24_006T

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Great Performers

Editorial / Campaign

TDC67_074C

2021 Communication Design TDC Winner

Andrea A. Trabucco-Campos / Brooklyn + Lorenzo Fanton / Brooklyn

Uno Due

Uno Due Vol. 3 It's Personal

Editorial / Campaign

TDC67_075C

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