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13th GRANSHAN Type Design Competition 2023/2024

The GRANSHAN Foundation is glad to announce the launch of the 13th GRANSHAN Competition for non-Latin typefaces.

The competition is a celebration of the diversity and richness of typographic scripts that underpin global communication, empower communities, and enable identity.

Typeface designers from all parts of the world are invited to take part. Grand Prize endowed with 3.000 Euro.

The GRANSHAN Competition promotes the highest standards in typeface design and welcomes all type designers, type foundries and custom typefaces from all parts of the world.

To find the most excellent non-Latin typefaces, more than 60 international, well-known Script Experts will judge the entries of now 10 Script Groups — listed below, in a three-level-process.

  • Arabic
  • Cyrillic
  • Hebrew
  • South East Asian Scripts – New
  • Edik Ghabuzyan Lifetime Achievement Award for Armenian Type Design
  • Georgian – New
  • Korean
  • Chinese
  • Greek
  • South Asian Scripts

Typefaces may be submitted by anyone involved in their design, production, or marketing. All typefaces designed or digitized in or after 2020 complying with the requirements of the competition are eligible for submission.

In addition to the Grand Prize, there is the possibility of winning first, second and third prizes in each category and in each Script Group – which means a total of 180 prizes could be awarded. Moreover, the jury has the possibility to award Special Mentions.

Please visit the official website for further information.

13th GRANSHAN Type Design Competition 2023/2024 – Entry Fees

  • Small and medium compan­ies – starts at 50 Euro
  • Bigger compan­ies – starts at 100 Euro
  • Students, freel­an­cers, low income coun­tries – starts at 25 Euro