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Communication Design Winners

Below are the winners from the TDC Communication Design competition. We will be continually adding content to this page to make sure all of our winners have a place to shine and that their work is featured prominently.

2017

The jury selected 200 winners were selected from over 1800 entries from 50 countries. The winners are included in 8 exhibitions that will tour cities in the United States, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The Jury

  • Spencer Charles
  • Stewart Devlin
  • Xerxes Iraní
  • Ale Paul
  • Ben Schott
  • Janine Vangool
  • Deb Wood
Angela Voulangas & Joe Newton | Competition Co-Chairs

Leftloft designed the TDC63 Call for Entries and designed Typography 38, which will be published in December 2017.

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2016

The jury selected 379 winners from a total of over 2,000 entries from 49 countries. The winners have been included in 8 exhibitions touring nearly 40 cities in the United States, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Indonesia, Israel, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.

The Jury

  • Darhil Crooks
  • Sagi Haviv
  • Robbin Schiff
  • Jarik van Sluijis
  • Karen Welman
  • Forest Young
  • Julia Zeltser
Abby Goldstein & Karl Heine | Competition Co-Chairs

The Original Champions of Design | OCD designed the TDC62 Call for Entries and designed Typography 37, which was published in December 2016.

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2015

We selected 272 winners from 18 countries from a total of more than 1,600 entries from 49 countries. The winners have been included in seven exhibitions touring 30 cities in the United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Poland, Peru, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam. Abott Miller designed the TDC61 e-Call for Entries and designed Typography 36 which was published in December 2015.

The Jury

  • Chelsea Cardinal
  • John Gall
  • Geray Gencer
  • Pum Lefebure
  • Mike Rigby
  • Alisa Wolfson
  • Garson Yu
Doug Clouse, Competition Chair

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2014

The jury selected 209 winners from 18 countries from a total of over 2,000 entries from 43 countries. The winners have been included in seven exhibitions touring cities in the United States, Canada, France, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Spain, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam. The team at Collins designed the TDC60 e-Call for Entries and Typography 35, which was published December 2014.

The Jury

  • Debra Bishop
  • Ted Halbur
  • Debbie Millman
  • Jackie Seow
  • Will Staehle
  • Paul Sych
  • Oliver Reichenstein
Gail Anderson, Competition Chair

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2013

The jury selected 215 winners from 17 countries selected from a total of more than 2,000 entries from 37 countries. These winners were included in seven exhibitions touring cities in the United States, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. Chip Kidd was the designer of the TDC59 e-Call for Entries and Typography 34, which became available December 2013 and was published by Collins Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

The Jury

  • Tarek Atrissi
  • Rietje Becker
  • Andrew Byrom
  • Aaron Draplin
  • Irina Lee
  • Craig Ward
  • Alyce Waxman
Sean King, Competition Chair

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2012

There was a total of 1600 entries from 33 countries: of the total, 806 (52%) from the U.S. and 732 (48%) from other countries. Total work selected included 223 from 21 countries. Of the total number 98 (44%) from the U.S. and 125 (56%) from other countries. The countries include: Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea,  The Netherlands, New Zealand,  Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, and Switzerland. Paula Scher, Pentagram Design, was the designer of the TDC58 e-Call for Entries and designed Typography 33, which was available December 2012 and published by Collins Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

The Jury

  • Frank Chimero
  • Ray Fenwick
  • Louise Fili
  • Jason Santa Maria, typekit
  • Jason Schulte, office
  • Kevin Smith
  • Eric Strohl
Brian Miller, Competition Chair

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