TDCType Directors Club

Calls for Entries : Previous Calls

This is an archive of previous calls.
For the current TDC Competitions in Typography and in Type Design, see the Typography Competitions page.

Previous Competition Calls

January 2001

TDC2 2001 : Type Design : Call for Entries
TDC2 2001 : Results
TDC47 : Typography : Call for Entries
TDC47 : Results

Winning entries were published in Typography 22, designed by Gail Anderson.

January 2002

TDC2 2002 : Type Design : Call for Entries
TDC2 2002 : Results
TDC48 : Typography : Call for Entries
TDC48 : Preliminary Results

Winning entries in both TDC competitions have been published in Typography 23, designed by Allison Williams.

January 2003

TDC2 2003 : Type Design : Call for Entries
TDC2 2003 : Type Design : Results
TDC49 : Typography : Call for Entries
TDC49 : Typography : Preliminary Results

Winning entries in the 2003 TDC competitions will be exhibited worldwide, and published in the TDC annual, Typography 24, designed by Alexander Isley Inc.

January 2004

TDC50 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the TDC typography competition, and the twenty-fifth year of the TDC Annual, Typography.

TDC50 2004 : Typography : Call for Entries
TDC50 2004 : Typography : Results
TDC2 2004 : Call for Entries : Type Design
TDC2 2004 : Type Design : Results

Winning entries in the 2004 TDC competitions will be exhibited worldwide, and published in the TDC annual, Typography 25, designed by Diego Vainesman.

January 2005

TDC51 : Call for Entries : Typography
TDC51 : Typography : Preliminary Results
TDC2 2005 : Call for Entries : Type Design
TDC2 2005 : Type Design : Preliminary Results
TDC2 2005 : Type Design : Results

Winning entries in the 2005 TDC competitions will be exhibited worldwide, and published in the TDC annual, Typography 26, designed by Urshula Barbour and Paul Carlos of Pure+Applied.

January 2006

TDC52 : Call for Entries : Typography
TDC52 : Typography : Preliminary Results
TDC2 2006 : Call for Entries : Type Design
TDC2 2006 : Type Design : Preliminary Results
TDC2 2006 : Type Design : Results

Winning entries in the 2006 TDC competitions will be exhibited worldwide, and published in the TDC annual, Typography 27, designed by Andy Kner.

January 2007

TDC53 & TDC2 2007 :: Preliminary Results
TDC53 :: Typographic Design
TDC53 Call PDF (130KB)
TDC53 Call Forms Only (36KB PDF)
TDC53 HTML
TDC2 2007 :: Typeface Design
TDC2 2007 Preliminary Call Card PDF (116KB)
TDC2 2007 Call PDF (160KB)
TDC2 2007 HTML

January 2008

Winning entries in the TDC competitions will be published in Typography 29, the Annual of the Type Directors Club. Designed by Philippe Apeloig, the Annual is published by Collins Design, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, and distributed worldwide.

Winning entries will also be exhibited worldwide in the TDC traveling exhibitions, as well as at the New York opening of the TDC exhibition in Summer of 2008.

Call for Entries : TDC54 :: Typography
Winning entrants in TDC54

For works of typography in posters, ID, books, media, stationery, etc.

Call for Entries : TDC22008 :: Type Design
Winning entries in TDC2 2008

For works of typeface design in text, display, type systems

This is an archive of previous calls.
For the current TDC Competitions in Typography and in Type Design, see the Typography Competitions page.