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.

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Award

Agency

Client

Title

Category

Annual ID

What is design? 7th Anniversary Handbook Agency: ALINE STUDIO / Beijing (北京) Client: ALINE STUDIO Category: Print / Printed Ephemera / Cards / Stickers - Single
DEMO 22 Agency: Studio Dumbar/DEPT / Rotterdam Category: Motion / Kinetic Typography - Series
Music Tour Visual Identity Agency: Maram Al Refaei / Cairo + Kid Simius / Berlin + Tender Games / Berlin Client: Kid Simius Category: Motion / Kinetic Typography - Series
November Georgian Agency: Typotheque / The Hague Client: Typotheque Category: Multiple Axis Type Family (ie weight + width)
Yasar Agency: Reina Akkoush Client: Personal Category: Variable Font
2023 Holiday Self Promotion Agency: Danny Wu / Toronto Client: Danny Wu Category: Print or Digital / Invitations / Announcements / Cards - Single
LTR Principia* Agency: LettError / The Hague Client: Personal Category: Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)
TPTQ Sans CJK Agency: Typotheque / The Hague Client: Typotheque Category: Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)
Lava Georgian Agency: Typotheque / The Hague Client: Typotheque Category: Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)
Nyght Serif Agency: Maksym Kobuzan / Kyiv Client: Personal Category: Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)
BeanBean Coffee Agency: BangBang / Montreal + BeanBean Coffee / Montreal Client: BangBang Category: Print or Digital / Brand Identity System
29 Words for 29 Letters Agency: Samar Maakaroun / London + Miguel Desport / London + Right to Left / London Client: Personal Category: Print or Digital / Infographics / Maps - Single
Woman, Life, Freedom ( Documentation of Slogans) Agency: Studio Saber / The Hague Client: N/A Category: Print or Digital / Calligraphy - Series
Lines from the national anthem of Ukraine Agency: Yevhen Spizhovyi / Kyiv Client: Charity project Category: Print or Digital / Calligraphy - Single
The Glass Ceiling Agency: Rebekka Hausmann / Zurich Client: Personal Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single
The Irregular Times Agency: Irregulars Alliance LLP / New Delhi Client: Personal Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single
ÉMIGRÉ. Type and typography in emigration. Agency: Ilya Bazhanov / Prague Client: Personal Category: Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single
Typescapes Agency: Daniel Frumhoff Design / New York Client: Personal Category: Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design
Silvana typeface exhibition Agency: Formal Settings / Berlin + Paleworks / Berlin + Blaze Type / Lyon Client: Buchstabenmuseum (Berlin Letter Museum) Category: Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design
Degrees of Love in Arabic Language Agency: Zayed University / Dubai Client: Personal Category: Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design
“FOREST BATH” DINO ARTS AND TOYS EXHIBITION Agency: indego design / Macao Client: Macao Illustrators Association Category: Motion / Animated Posters - Single
da nyet—yes no Agency: Berlin School of Design and Communication / Berlin Client: Private Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
Nature Loves to Hide Agency: Shihong Chen / Beijing Client: Hanyu Cui & IS A GALLERY Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
Handy Handbook of Hands Agency: Yasmin Çakır / Berlin Client: Personal Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
The Nest Agency: Nohawk + Slanted Publishers / Nördliche Uferstraße, Karlsruhe Client: Slanted Publishers Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
A Guide to Measure Life in Points Agency: Studio Woork / Jakarta Client: Studio Woork Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
@ Agency: Jiawei Zhu / Guangdong Client: personal Category: Publication / Editorial / Book - Single
Juma Color Font Agency: Cyla Costa Studio + Naipe Foundry Client: Personal Category: Color Font
36 Days of Type 2022 Agency: Daniel Pelavin / New York City Client: N/A Category: Print or Digital / 36 Days of Type
36 Days of Type, 9th Edition Agency: Studio Saber / The Hague Client: N/A Category: Print or Digital / 36 Days of Type
Zizi Poster Agency: Alex Nassour / New York City Client: Zizi Nassour Category: Print / Posters - Single
Personal Work 2022 Agency: David Leutert / Berlin + Closer&Closer / Los Angeles Client: David Leutert Category: Print / Posters - Single
Happy Birthday Agency: YiFei Hu / Chengdu + Design Out Lab. / Chengdu Client: YiFei Hu Category: Print / Packaging Design - Series
Calendário, Ltda. 2023 Agency: Polar, Ltda. / São Paulo Client: Polar, Ltda. Category: Print / Posters - Single
Lithops Display Typeface Agency: Daytona Mess - Anne-Dauphine Borione + Velvetyne Type Foundry + Jérémy Landes - VTF Client: Personal Category: Single Style Typeface
Brigada Agency: Sumotype Foundry / Bogotá Client: Personal Category: Single Style Typeface
Mangosteen Agency: Ek Type / Mumbai Client: N/A Category: Single Style Typeface
Vilom Agency: Ek Type / Mumbai Client: N/A Category: Single Style Typeface
Zhian Typeface Agency: Frontline Typo Client: Frontline Typo Category: Single Style Typeface
Rivne Font Agency: Oleksandra Korchevska-Tsekhosh / Rivne + Kyrylo Tkachov / Lutsk Client: Personal Category: Single Style Typeface
Hybrid Thailand Agency: sketchedbuk / Bangkok Client: Personal project Category: Environmental Design / Sign Painting - Single
Vienna Typeface Agency: ricardodesign / Kirchbichl Client: Personal Category: Digital / Technology / Social Media - Series
NATURE/CODE/DRAWING Agency: DIGRAPH / Tokyo Client: Personal Category: Other
Ferrofluid Type Agency: Rozi Zhu / New York City Category: Other
Upcycled with love Agency: EIGA / Hamburg Client: EIGA Design Category: Other
36 days of type 2022 Agency: Clément Cases / London Client: Personal Category: Other
Coral Typography Tool Agency: Class Tao / Chengdu Client: Personal Category: Other
Shin-Yi Agency: Class Tao / Chengdu Client: Shin-Yi Martial Art Club Category: Other
Embryo Agency: Class Tao / Chengdu Client: Embryo Vinyl Album Category: Other
Biodiversity is Nature's Way Agency: Jen Roos + 8 Point Studio / New York + Mercy College / New York Client: Personal Category: Other

2023 Typography TDC Winner

ALINE STUDIO / Beijing (北京)

ALINE STUDIO

What is design? 7th Anniversary Handbook

Print / Printed Ephemera / Cards / Stickers - Single

TDC69_TY052T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Studio Dumbar/DEPT / Rotterdam

N/A

DEMO 22

Motion / Kinetic Typography - Series

TDC69_TY006T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Maram Al Refaei / Cairo + Kid Simius / Berlin + Tender Games / Berlin

Kid Simius

Music Tour Visual Identity

Motion / Kinetic Typography - Series

TDC69_TY007T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Typotheque / The Hague

Typotheque

November Georgian

Multiple Axis Type Family (ie weight + width)

TDC69_TD039T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Reina Akkoush

Personal

Yasar

Variable Font

TDC69_TD049T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Danny Wu / Toronto

Danny Wu

2023 Holiday Self Promotion

Print or Digital / Invitations / Announcements / Cards - Single

TDC69_TY023T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

LettError / The Hague

Personal

LTR Principia*

Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)

TDC69_TD015T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Typotheque / The Hague

Typotheque

TPTQ Sans CJK

Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)

TDC69_TD025T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Typotheque / The Hague

Typotheque

Lava Georgian

Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)

TDC69_TD026T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Maksym Kobuzan / Kyiv

Personal

Nyght Serif

Single Axis Type Family (ie weight or width)

TDC69_TD027T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

BangBang / Montreal + BeanBean Coffee / Montreal

BangBang

BeanBean Coffee

Print or Digital / Brand Identity System

TDC69_TY034T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Samar Maakaroun / London + Miguel Desport / London + Right to Left / London

Personal

29 Words for 29 Letters

Print or Digital / Infographics / Maps - Single

TDC69_TY020T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Studio Saber / The Hague

N/A

Woman, Life, Freedom ( Documentation of Slogans)

Print or Digital / Calligraphy - Series

TDC69_LT017T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Yevhen Spizhovyi / Kyiv

Charity project

Lines from the national anthem of Ukraine

Print or Digital / Calligraphy - Single

TDC69_LT016T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Rebekka Hausmann / Zurich

Personal

The Glass Ceiling

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single

TDC69_TY073T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Irregulars Alliance LLP / New Delhi

Personal

The Irregular Times

Publication / Editorial / Editorial / Catalog / Magazine - Single

TDC69_TY080T

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

Daniel Frumhoff Design / New York

Personal

Typescapes

Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design

TDC69_TY114T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Formal Settings / Berlin + Paleworks / Berlin + Blaze Type / Lyon

Buchstabenmuseum (Berlin Letter Museum)

Silvana typeface exhibition

Environmental Design / Installation / Environmental Design

TDC69_TY115T

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

indego design / Macao

Macao Illustrators Association

“FOREST BATH” DINO ARTS AND TOYS EXHIBITION

Motion / Animated Posters - Single

TDC69_TY010T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Berlin School of Design and Communication / Berlin

Private

da nyet—yes no

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY095T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Shihong Chen / Beijing

Hanyu Cui & IS A GALLERY

Nature Loves to Hide

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY100T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Yasmin Çakır / Berlin

Personal

Handy Handbook of Hands

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY106T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Nohawk + Slanted Publishers / Nördliche Uferstraße, Karlsruhe

Slanted Publishers

The Nest

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY107T

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

Jiawei Zhu / Guangdong

personal

@

Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

TDC69_TY109T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Cyla Costa Studio + Naipe Foundry

Personal

Juma Color Font

Color Font

TDC69_TD030T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Daniel Pelavin / New York City

N/A

36 Days of Type 2022

Print or Digital / 36 Days of Type

TDC69_LT013T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Studio Saber / The Hague

N/A

36 Days of Type, 9th Edition

Print or Digital / 36 Days of Type

TDC69_LT015T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Alex Nassour / New York City

Zizi Nassour

Zizi Poster

Print / Posters - Single

TDC69_LT018T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

David Leutert / Berlin + Closer&Closer / Los Angeles

David Leutert

Personal Work 2022

Print / Posters - Single

TDC69_LT023T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

YiFei Hu / Chengdu + Design Out Lab. / Chengdu

YiFei Hu

Happy Birthday

Print / Packaging Design - Series

TDC69_TY062T

2023 Typography TDC Winner

Polar, Ltda. / São Paulo

Polar, Ltda.

Calendário, Ltda. 2023

Print / Posters - Single

TDC69_TY042T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Daytona Mess - Anne-Dauphine Borione + Velvetyne Type Foundry + Jérémy Landes - VTF

Personal

Lithops Display Typeface

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD001T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Sumotype Foundry / Bogotá

Personal

Brigada

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD002T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Ek Type / Mumbai

N/A

Mangosteen

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD010T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Ek Type / Mumbai

N/A

Vilom

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD012T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Frontline Typo

Frontline Typo

Zhian Typeface

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD013T

2023 Type Design TDC Winner

Oleksandra Korchevska-Tsekhosh / Rivne + Kyrylo Tkachov / Lutsk

Personal

Rivne Font

Single Style Typeface

TDC69_TD014T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

sketchedbuk / Bangkok

Personal project

Hybrid Thailand

Environmental Design / Sign Painting - Single

TDC69_LT031T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

ricardodesign / Kirchbichl

Personal

Vienna Typeface

Digital / Technology / Social Media - Series

TDC69_LT002T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

DIGRAPH / Tokyo

Personal

NATURE/CODE/DRAWING

Other

TDC69_LT032T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Rozi Zhu / New York City

N/A

Ferrofluid Type

Other

TDC69_LT033T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

EIGA / Hamburg

EIGA Design

Upcycled with love

Other

TDC69_LT035T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Clément Cases / London

Personal

36 days of type 2022

Other

TDC69_LT037T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Class Tao / Chengdu

Personal

Coral Typography Tool

Other

TDC69_LT038T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Class Tao / Chengdu

Shin-Yi Martial Art Club

Shin-Yi

Other

TDC69_LT040T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

Class Tao / Chengdu

Embryo Vinyl Album

Embryo

Other

TDC69_LT041T

2023 Lettering TDC Winner

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

Personal

Biodiversity is Nature's Way

Other

TDC69_LT042T

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