The final result of Morisawa Type Design Competition 2016
Morisawa Inc. is pleased to announce the final result of Morisawa Type Design Competition 2016.
From 49 countries and regions around the world, a total of 739 works(205 works for Kanji category and 534 works for Latin category) was applied.
On November 9th and 10th, the jury met in Head office of Morisawa Inc., Osaka to choose Morisawa Award, which calls for typeface designs with creativity and aesthetic excellence of design, and Akashi Award, which solicits proposals for commercialization by Morisawa. Also, 1st and 2nd prize of Peopleʼs Choice were elected by voting of general public.
The portfolio book will be published next spring and we will keep updating the related information on the competition website.
Kanji Category, Morisawa Award
Latin Category, Morisawa Award
Kanji Category, Akashi Award
Latin Category, Akashi Award
Kanji Category, People’s Choice
Latin Category, People’s Choice
Kenya Hara / Yasuhito Nagahara / Osamu Torinoumi / Taro Yamamoto
Matthew Carter / Cyrus Highsmith / Sara Soskolne / Fred Smeijers
Tsunehisa Morisawa (the above judges are also included)