Morisawa Type Design Competition 2024

Morisawa Type Design Competition

The Morisawa Type Design Competition is a specialized competition in the field of typeface design, attracting innovative and adventurous works from around the world.
Since its inception as the “Morisawa Award International Typeface Design Competition” in 1984, it has been dedicated to fostering typeface designers and providing a platform for the discovery and promotion of outstanding design talent, with the support of diverse and renowned judges from various industries for over 30 years.

“Motivating Timeless Creativity”

The design of characters symbolizes the era in which they are created and continues to be cherished across time. It captivates the hearts of all those who engage in its creation.
In the Morisawa Type Design Competition 2024, we’re excited to introduce five unique categories, expanding beyond the traditional Japanese and Latin divisions. In addition to these classic divisions, we’re introducing Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Hangeul categories, offering a diverse and vibrant spectrum of design challenges. Join us in this creative journey, as we explore the rich tapestry of typography across these five captivating divisions.
In the ever-changing landscape of our times, we aspire to be a presence that fosters the enduring radiance of creativity on a global scale. With this desire in our hearts, we are excited to announce the forthcoming competition, where we anticipate a diverse array of works in multiple languages.