Morisawa Type Design Competition 2012

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The final result of Morisawa Type Design Competition 2012

2012年10月26日

We are pleased to announce the final result of the Morisawa Type Design Competition 2012.

From 29 countries and regions around the world, a total of 615 works(239 works for Kanji category and 376 works for Latin category) was applied.

On October 18th and 19th, the jury met in Head office of Morisawa Inc., Osaka to choose Morisawa Award and Akashi Award both for Kanji and Latin Category. Also, 1st and 2nd prize of Peopleʼs Choice were elected by voting of general public.

We would like to express our appreciation to all of you who submitted your works and joined Peopleʼs Choice.

Details about future competitions – the biennial Morisawa Type Design Competition takes place again in 2014 – will be announced in due course.

On this website, we will keep updating the related information about the competition, including an exhibition of the winning entries.

■Morisawa Award
-Kanji Category
Gold Prize
Kunihiko Okano(Japan) [Waran]

Silver Prize
Shigenao Uzuki(Japan) [Spring Hair]

Bronze Prize
Aki Toyoshima(Japan) [Suzumushi]


-Latin Category
Gold Prize David Foster(Australia) [Blanco Medium / Blanco Medium Italic]

Silver Prize Daniel Sabino(Brasil) [Hashar]

Bronze Prize Ferran Milan Oliveras(UK) [Baldufa]

 

■Akashi Award
-Kanji Category
Aki Toyoshima(Japan) [Suzumushi]


-Latin Category
Timothy Donaldson(UK) [Jara]

 

●Peopleʼs Choice
-Kanji Category
1st Prize
Aki Toyoshima(Japan) [Suzumushi] (Left)
2nd Prize
Neil Summerour(USA) [Tegaki] (Right)

-Latin Category
1st Prize
Hao Zhang(China) [Latin Seal] (top)
2nd Prize
David Foster(Australia) [Blanco Bold] (bottom)