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Morisawa Type Design Competition 2019

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Morisawa Inc offers the opportunity to be a part of its design competition to win cash prizes and awards through a competition in designing typefaces. Works accepted can be in both Kanji and English.

Entry and Award Categories:

  1. Morisawa Award:
    • Entry works are to be judged for creativity and excellence of design.
    • Either or both of Kanji and Latin categories may be chosen. There is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. Award winners receive a testimonial, a trophy and a sub-prize money as follow:
      • Kanji category:
        • Gold Prize: 1 million JPY (one award)
        • Silver Prize: 500,000 JPY (one award) 
        • Bronze prize: 300,000 JPY (one award)
        • Honorable Mention: 50,000 JPY (three awards) 
      • Latin category:
        • Gold Prize: 1 million JPY (one award)
        • Silver Prize: 500,000 JPY (one award)
        • Bronze prize: 300,000 JPY (one award)
        • Honorable Mention: 50,000 JPY (three awards)
  2. People’s Choice:
    • The general public is invited to cast a vote for a favorite entry work online starting in May 2019.
    • The entry works for Morisawa Award can be registered. Entry to the People’s Choice is optional. Award winners receive a testimonial, a trophy, and a gift. 
  3. Akashi Award:
    • Entry works are to be judged for a high degree of perfection and proposal abilities against the theme. Entry to Akashi Award is optional.
    • This time, the theme is “Variable fonts”. There is no distinction between the Kanji and Latin categories.
    • Morisawa Inc. will examine entries for Akashi Award. The judges will comprehensively evaluate whether your work is new and progressive as a variable font. Award winners receive a testimonial, a trophy, and a sub-prize money.
    • Prize money: 500,000 JPY(Up to three awards).

Eligibility:

The competition is open to any individual, group, or nationality.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
All
Interest
Art, Cultural Exchange & Languages, Design

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Online Courses
Required Documents
Sample of your work

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
No Language Required
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Morisawa Inc

Morisawa USA Inc is located in San Francisco. It was founded in May 2014. Its business is to develop and ... More details

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