Communication Arts magazine announces third annual Typography Competition Call for Entries
Deadline: September 7, 2012
Menlo Park, California, August 6, 2012—Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in visual communications, announces its third annual Typography Competition Call for Entries. The deadline for submissions is September 7, 2012*. Any typographic project first printed or produced between September 2011 and September 2012 is eligible.
The juried competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering. Chosen by a jury of leading design professionals, the selected entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Typography Annual and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.
Submission Guidelines and FAQs can be found at:
Past Typography winners can be viewed online at:
New for 2013: Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum.
2013 Typography Jury
Gail Anderson, designer, writer and educator, New York, NY
Jessica Hische, letterer and illustrator, San Francisco, CA
Jesse Ragan, typeface designer and educator, Brooklyn, NY
About Communication Arts Now in its 54th year, Communication Arts continues to showcase the current best—whether it’s from industry veterans or tomorrow’s stars—in design, advertising, photography, illustration and interactive media. With a paid print circulation of 45,960 and 970,000 unique annual online visitors, Communication Arts reaches the largest audience of creative professionals and potential clients in the world.
About the third Typography Competition 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.
*Entries submitted after September 7, 2012 require a $10 per entry late fee. No entries will be accepted after September 21, 2012.