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Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in visual communications, announces its 5th annual Typography Competition.
Their juried competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and hand-lettering. Entries may originate from any country, but an English translation for the jurors is required.
Entries can be submitted in the following formats:
• Print Entries
• Digital Files
• Motion Entries
In addition to the wide range of 15 categories, this year the Student category has been added.
With an acceptance rate of less than 10%, the Communication Arts Typography Competition is the most exclusive major typography competition in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. Successful designers and creative directors cite winning as a milestone in their professional career.
Entry fees vary depending on the category.
Please note, entries submitted after September 5, 2014 require a $10 per entry late fee. No entries can be registered after September 19, 2014.
Any typographic project first published or produced from September 2013 through September 2014 is eligible.
Chosen by a jury of leading design professionals, the selected entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Typography Annual, in print and on the iPad, and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.
Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum, and award certificates issued for firms, individuals and clients.