TDC Awards

The TDC competition, established in 1953, is the longest running, most prestigious, global typography and type design competition. Now in its 70th year, these awards are all about how letterforms are used and drawn, recognizing typographic excellence and celebrating new typeface designs in all global languages.

TDC67 Typeface Design Jury

Ksenya Samarskaya

Ksenya Samarskaya is a strategic consultant and creative director, passionate about the nuances inherent in our visual and literary culture. Samarskaya has served on the board of AIGA/NY and taught creative practices at Harbour.Space University (Barcelona), IE School of Architecture and Design (Madrid), School of Visual Arts (New York), and the University of the Arts (Philadelphia). She has previously judged competitions for ADC/The One Club, Communication Arts, TISDC, TDC, and the SoTA Catalyst Award.

Samarskaya & Partners is a creative practice with a collaboration model at heart, featuring a rotating team of kick-ass designers, developers, copywriters, and artists, who come together to craft visual identities, brand strategies, marketing initiatives, editorials, and multiscript type design. Clients and collaborators have included Adobe, Apple, Google, IDEO, Intel, Monotype, Rosetta, Snoop Dogg, WeWork, YouTube, and others.




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