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TDC Typeface Design Winners 2014

There was a total of only 24 entries selected by the jury from nearly 200 submitted from 29 countries. These winners will will be included in the Annual of the Type Directors Club, Typography 35 and also included in 7 exhibitions touring cities in the United States, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.

The Jury

  • Andy Clymer, Hoefler & Co.
  • Jesse Ragan, Type@Cooper
  • Ellen Lupton, Cooper-Hewitt
  • Georg Seifert, Glyphs App

Matteo Bologna, Competition Chair

The Winners

  1. Sori

    • Designer: Sebastian Moser, Stuttgart, Germany
    • Additional Credits: School of Design of Pforzheim University, Professor Michael Throm and Sebastian Hackelsperger • Programmer: Alexis Luengas • Consultant: Young-Hun Jung
  2. Metro Nova

    • Designer: Toshi Omagari, London
    • Foundry: Linotype Originals
    • Purchase: Linotype
  3. Odesta

    • Designer: Ondrej Job, Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Foundry: Urtd
    • Purchase: Village
  4. Azer

    • Designer: Wael Morcos, Ian Party and Pascal Zoghbi, New York, Switzerland, and Beirut
    • Foundry: 29Letters
    • Language: Arabic
  5. Pizza Press

    • Designer: Terrance Weinzierl
    • Foundry: Monotype
    • Client: Crispin Porter + Bogusky
  6. Columbia Titling

    • Designer: Gregory Shutters, New York
    • Foundry: Typetanic Fonts
    • Purchase: MyFonts
  7. Amplify

    • Designer: Henrik Kubel, London
    • Foundry: A2-Type, London
    • Client: Amplify/News Corporation
    • Additional Credits: Creative Director: Graham Clifford, New York
  8. Chimera

    • Designer: Maria Doreuli, Moscow
    • Additional Credits: School: Type and Media, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL) • Professors: Erik van Blokland, Paul van der Laan and Peter Verheul
  9. Mislab

    • Designer: Xavier Dupré, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Foundry: Typofonderie
    • Purchase: Typofonderie
  10. Duplicate Ionic

    • Designer: Miguel Reyes and Christian Schwartz, New York
    • Foundry: Commerical Type
    • Purchase: Commercial Type
  11. FF Quixo

    • Designer: Frank Griesshammer, Santa Clara, California
    • Foundry: FontShop
    • Purchase: FontFont
  12. Argentina

    • Designer: Dario M. Muhafara, Buenos Aires
    • Foundry: tipo type foundry
    • Client: FutureBrands
  13. Ogg

    • Designer: Lucas Sharp, Brooklyn, New York
    • Foundry: Pagan & Sharp
    • Purchase: Village
  14. Lalola

    • Designer: Laura Meseguer, Barcelona
    • Foundry: Type-Ø-Tones
    • Purchase: Type-Ø-Tones
  15. DecoType Nastaleeq Press

    • Designer: Mirjam Somers, Amsterdam
    • Foundry: DecoType
    • Language: Arabic
  16. Venecia

    • Designer: Baruch Gorkin, Brooklyn, New York
    • Foundry: bgHEB
    • Language: Hebrew
  17. Medusa

    • Designer: Ramiro Espinoza, The Hague
    • Foundry: Retype
    • Purchase: www.re-type.com
  18. Flirt Script

    • Designer: Neil Summerour, Jefferson, Georgia
    • Foundry: Positype
    • Purchase: MyFonts
  19. MZhiHei Ultra Bold

    • Designer: Kenneth Kwok, Hong Kong
    • Foundry: Monotype
    • Language: Chinese
    • Purchase: Fonts.com
  20. Cloud Mountin Type

    • Designer: John Meng, Beijing
    • Foundry: Meng Shenhui Graphic Design Studio
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  22. Bungee

    • Designer: David Jonathan Ross, Los Angeles
    • Foundry: Font Bureau
  23. Marcel Script

    • Designer: Carolyn Porter, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Foundry: P22 Type Foundry
    • Purchase: P22
  24. Chapitre Regular

    • Designer: Jonathan Perez, Angoulême, France
    • Foundry: typographies.fr
    • Purchase: FontShop