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TDC Typeface Design Winners 2013

There was a total of over 200 entries from 32 Countries entries: AE, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States. The 14 winning typefaces are from 9 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Norway, United Kingdom and United States.

The Jury

  • David Berlow, Font Bureau
  • Stephen Coles, Typographica
  • Abbott Miller, Pentagram
  • James Montalbano, Terminal Design

Graham Clifford, Competition Chair

The Winners

  1. Athena Ruby

    • Designer: John Hudson, Canada
    • Foundry: Tiro Typeworks Ltd., Canada
    • Client: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection, Washington DC
  2. JAF Bernini Sans

    • Designer: Tim Ahrens, Berlin
    • Foundry: Just Another Foundry
    • Additional Credits: Consultant: Shoko Mugikura
  3. Karol

    • Designer: Daniel Sabino, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Foundry: Blackletra
  4. The Brill Family

    • Designer: John Hudson and Alice Savoie, Canada and United Kingdom
    • Foundry: Tiro Typeworks Ltd.
    • Client: Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
  5. Tegaki

    • Designer: Neil Summerour, Jefferson, Georgia
    • Foundry: Positype
    • Language: Japanese
  6. Blanco

    • Designer: David Foster, Sydney
    • Foundry: Royal Academy of Art (KABK), Den Haag
  7. Vinter

    • Designer: Frode Bo Helland, Oslo, Norway
    • Foundry: Monokrom
  8. Days and Nights

    • Designer: Ben Nathan, Jerusalem
    • Foundry: hafontia.com
    • Language: Hebrew
    • Client: Bezalel Academy of art and design, Jerusalem
  9. FF Chartwell

    • Designer: Travis Kochel, Portland, Oregon
    • Foundry: FontFont, Berlin
  10. Baldufa

    • Designer: Ferran Milan Oliveras, Barcelona
    • Language: Arabic and Latin
  11. Iskra

    • Designer: Tom Grace, Heidelberg, Germany
    • Foundry: TypeTogether, Prague, Czech Republic
    • Language: Latin and Cyrillic
  12. Erotica

    • Designer: Maximiliano Sproviero, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Foundry: Lian Types
  13. Agmena™

    • Designer: Jovica Veljovic, Hamburg
    • Foundry: Linotype Germany
  14. Jocham

    • Designer: Hubert Jocham, Lautrach, Germany