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.

Academia

Award

Agency

Client

Title

Category

Annual ID

Stanford d.school Yearbook ’22 Agency: Daniel Frumhoff Design + Stanford University d.school Client: Stanford University d.school Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Series
If Shehrazad Drew; Critical Writings on Arab Comic Agency: Sawaf Center for Arab Comics Studies at the American University of Beirut + AUB Press Client: Sawaf Center For Arab Comics Studies at the Americ Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
Illegibility project Agency: Joanna Tyborowska / Cracow Client: N/A Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
Global Spread of Sun Tzu's Art of War Agency: Phoenix Education Publishing,Ltd / Nanjing Client: 江苏凤凰教育出版社 Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
THE SWAP SHOW EDITION 2 Agency: Foreign Policy Design Group / Singapore Client: THE SWAP SHOW Category: Print / Posters - Series
The Book Box Agency: 0. itemzero / Espinho + Maiadouro / Maia Client: 0. itemzero / Maiadouro Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Series
Darvish Agency: Standard font Client: Personal Category: Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)
Baden-Württemberg Music Centre signage system Agency: büro uebele visuelle kommunikation / Stuttgart Client: Blasmusikverband Baden-Württemberg Category: Environmental Design / Signage / Wayfinding - Series
VECTOR Agency: Donald Zhu / Toronto Client: Self Category: Motion / Kinetic Typography - Series
Geste Agency: Hirbod Lotfian / Amiens Client: N/A Category: Superfamily (non-related styles)
Metawhat? Agency: Sharaf Studio + Khajag Apelian Client: The Media Majlis at Northwestern University Qatar Category: Variable Font
Calligraphic Editorial Agency: Maria Montes / Melbourne + Middlebury Magazine / Middlebury, Vermont 05753 + Pentagram / Austin Client: Middlebury Magazine Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single
Tabrizi Jali Agency: Borna Izadpanah Client: Personal Category: Single Style Typeface
FZLingFeiG Agency: founderType / BEIJING Client: N/A Category: Single Style Typeface
Taiping Market Agency: United Design Lab Client: Art Field Nanhai Category: Print or Digital / Brand Identity System
佳作书局Paragon Book Gallery Agency: StudioTODO / Shanghai Client: 佳作书局Paragon Book Gallery Category: Print or Digital / Brand Identity System
O lieb’, solang du lieben kannst! Agency: 易鸣/Ming Yi / Karlsruhe + Bauhaus Universität Weimar / Weimar + Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe / Karlsruhe Client: Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe Category: Other
The Black Experience in Design Agency: renald Louissaint / New York, New York + Kelly Walters / Stamford, CT + Anne H. Berry / Cleveland, OH Client: Skyhorse Publishing / Allworth Press Category: Publication / Editorial / Book / Magazine Cover - Single
New York Review of Architecture Agency: Laura Coombs / New York + Nicolas Kemper / New York Client: New York Review of Architecture Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Series
ACT Agency: gggrafik / heidelberg Client: Goethe Institut Category: Print / Posters - Single
Klingspor Type Archive Agency: turbo type / Offenbach + Klingspor Museum / Offenbach Client: Klingspor Museum Offenbach Category: Digital / Technology / Website / Microsite - Single
Biodiversity is Nature's Way Agency: Jen Roos + 8 Point Studio / New York + Mercy College / New York Client: Personal Category: Other
To Scry: A Portal to Re-enchantment Agency: Zixuan Zhang Client: Personal Category: Other
ᎧᎹᎹ "Kamama" - Woven Sketchbook cover Agency: Monique Ortman / Harrah Client: Personal Category: Other / Non-traditional Media - Single
The Alphabetical Room Agency: Liad Shadmi Client: N/A Category: Other
Degrees of Love in Arabic Language Agency: Zayed University / Dubai Client: Personal Category: Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design
World Cup 2022 Posters Agency: Underline Studio / Toronto + Flash Reproductions / Toronto Client: George Brown College, School of Design Category: Print / Posters - Series
Annual Report 2021 Agency: République Studio / Paris Client: Centre National des Arts Plastiques Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
Cyberfeminism Index Agency: Laura Coombs / New York + Mindy Seu / New York Client: Cyberfeminism Index Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
A Guide to Measure Life in Points Agency: Studio Woork / Jakarta Client: Studio Woork Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
The Workshop Series on “Science, Media and Art” Agency: Jun Design / Guangzhou, Guangdong Client: School of Intermedia Art, China Academy of Art Category: Print or Digital / Invitations / Announcements / Cards - Series
RISD Serif and RISD Sans Agency: Ryan Bugden / Brooklyn + Gretel / Brooklyn Client: RISD Category: Multiple Axis Type Family (ie weight + width)
ÉMIGRÉ. Type and typography in emigration. Agency: Ilya Bazhanov / Prague Client: Personal Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single
Imagine Agency: Andrea Tinnes with Burg Verlag / Halle + Print Workshop Burg Giebichenstein / Halle + 28 students of the design department at Burg Giebichenstein / Halle Client: Burg Verlag Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single
BİRARADA 9 TOGETHER 9 Agency: Ruslan Abasov / İstanbul Client: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Category: Motion / Animated Posters - Single
GDC Award 30 Years Agency: LiaoDesign Client: Shenzhen Graphic Design Association Category: Print or Digital / Brand Identity System
Identity for Oslo’s Natural History Museum Agency: Bleed Design Studio / Oslo Client: Naturhistorisk museum Category: Print or Digital / Brand Identity System
RISD Identity Agency: Gretel / Brooklyn + Ryan Bugden / Brooklyn + On Road / London Client: RISD Category: Print or Digital / Brand Identity System
Yasar Agency: Reina Akkoush Client: Personal Category: Variable Font
Ara Tangut Agency: Willow Type Foundry / Tokyo Client: Shintaro Arakawa / Tokyo University of Foreign Stu Category: Single Style Typeface

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

Daniel Frumhoff Design + Stanford University d.school

Stanford University d.school

Stanford d.school Yearbook ’22

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Series

TDC70_CD098

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

Sawaf Center for Arab Comics Studies at the American University of Beirut + AUB Press

Sawaf Center For Arab Comics Studies at the Americ

If Shehrazad Drew; Critical Writings on Arab Comic

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC70_CD104

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

Joanna Tyborowska / Cracow

N/A

Illegibility project

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC70_CD110

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

Phoenix Education Publishing,Ltd / Nanjing

江苏凤凰教育出版社

Global Spread of Sun Tzu's Art of War

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC70_CD111

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

Foreign Policy Design Group / Singapore

THE SWAP SHOW

THE SWAP SHOW EDITION 2

Print / Posters - Series

TDC70_CD065

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

0. itemzero / Espinho + Maiadouro / Maia

0. itemzero / Maiadouro

The Book Box

Publication / Editorial / Book - Series

TDC70_CD118

2024 Type Design TDC Winner

Standard font

Personal

Darvish

Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)

TDC70_TD012

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

büro uebele visuelle kommunikation / Stuttgart

Blasmusikverband Baden-Württemberg

Baden-Württemberg Music Centre signage system

Environmental Design / Signage / Wayfinding - Series

TDC70_CD131

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

Donald Zhu / Toronto

Self

VECTOR

Motion / Kinetic Typography - Series

TDC70_CD010

2024 Type Design TDC Winner

Hirbod Lotfian / Amiens

N/A

Geste

Superfamily (non-related styles)

TDC70_TD027

2024 Type Design TDC Winner

Sharaf Studio + Khajag Apelian

The Media Majlis at Northwestern University Qatar

Metawhat?

Variable Font

TDC70_TD035

2024 Lettering TDC Winner

Maria Montes / Melbourne + Middlebury Magazine / Middlebury, Vermont 05753 + Pentagram / Austin

Middlebury Magazine

Calligraphic Editorial

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single

TDC70_LT021

2024 Type Design TDC Winner

Borna Izadpanah

Personal

Tabrizi Jali

Single Style Typeface

TDC70_TD001

2024 Type Design TDC Winner

founderType / BEIJING

N/A

FZLingFeiG

Single Style Typeface

TDC70_TD005

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

United Design Lab

Art Field Nanhai

Taiping Market

Print or Digital / Brand Identity System

TDC70_CD055

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

StudioTODO / Shanghai

佳作书局Paragon Book Gallery

佳作书局Paragon Book Gallery

Print or Digital / Brand Identity System

TDC70_CD058

2024 Communication Design TDC Winner

易鸣/Ming Yi / Karlsruhe + Bauhaus Universität Weimar / Weimar + Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe / Karlsruhe

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

O lieb’, solang du lieben kannst!

Other

TDC70_CD138

2023 Typography TDC Winner

renald Louissaint / New York, New York + Kelly Walters / Stamford, CT + Anne H. Berry / Cleveland, OH

Skyhorse Publishing / Allworth Press

The Black Experience in Design

Publication / Editorial / Book / Magazine Cover - Single

TDC69_TY068T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Laura Coombs / New York + Nicolas Kemper / New York

New York Review of Architecture

New York Review of Architecture

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Series

TDC69_TY090T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

gggrafik / heidelberg

Goethe Institut

ACT

Print / Posters - Single

TDC69_TY041T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

turbo type / Offenbach + Klingspor Museum / Offenbach

Klingspor Museum Offenbach

Klingspor Type Archive

Digital / Technology / Website / Microsite - Single

TDC69_TY013T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Jen Roos + 8 Point Studio / New York + Mercy College / New York

Personal

Biodiversity is Nature's Way

Other

TDC69_LT042T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Zixuan Zhang

Personal

To Scry: A Portal to Re-enchantment

Other

TDC69_LT046T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Monique Ortman / Harrah

Personal

ᎧᎹᎹ "Kamama" - Woven Sketchbook cover

Other / Non-traditional Media - Single

TDC69_TY123T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Liad Shadmi

N/A

The Alphabetical Room

Other

TDC69_TY130T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Zayed University / Dubai

Personal

Degrees of Love in Arabic Language

Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design

TDC69_TY117T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Underline Studio / Toronto + Flash Reproductions / Toronto

George Brown College, School of Design

World Cup 2022 Posters

Print / Posters - Series

TDC69_TY048T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

République Studio / Paris

Centre National des Arts Plastiques

Annual Report 2021

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY096T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Laura Coombs / New York + Mindy Seu / New York

Cyberfeminism Index

Cyberfeminism Index

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY102T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Studio Woork / Jakarta

Studio Woork

A Guide to Measure Life in Points

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY108T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Jun Design / Guangzhou, Guangdong

School of Intermedia Art, China Academy of Art

The Workshop Series on “Science, Media and Art”

Print or Digital / Invitations / Announcements / Cards - Series

TDC69_TY024T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Ryan Bugden / Brooklyn + Gretel / Brooklyn

RISD

RISD Serif and RISD Sans

Multiple Axis Type Family (ie weight + width)

TDC69_TD038T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Ilya Bazhanov / Prague

Personal

ÉMIGRÉ. Type and typography in emigration.

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single

TDC69_TY082T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Andrea Tinnes with Burg Verlag / Halle + Print Workshop Burg Giebichenstein / Halle + 28 students of the design department at Burg Giebichenstein / Halle

Burg Verlag

Imagine

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single

TDC69_TY084T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Ruslan Abasov / İstanbul

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

BİRARADA 9 TOGETHER 9

Motion / Animated Posters - Single

TDC69_TY011T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

LiaoDesign

Shenzhen Graphic Design Association

GDC Award 30 Years

Print or Digital / Brand Identity System

TDC69_TY030T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Bleed Design Studio / Oslo

Naturhistorisk museum

Identity for Oslo’s Natural History Museum

Print or Digital / Brand Identity System

TDC69_TY031T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Gretel / Brooklyn + Ryan Bugden / Brooklyn + On Road / London

RISD

RISD Identity

Print or Digital / Brand Identity System

TDC69_TY035T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Reina Akkoush

Personal

Yasar

Variable Font

TDC69_TD049T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Willow Type Foundry / Tokyo

Shintaro Arakawa / Tokyo University of Foreign Stu

Ara Tangut

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD004T

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