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TDC 2020 / ginza graphic gallery

The exhibition to see the results of TDC Annual Awards will be staged again feature a range of fresh topics.

This year’s Grand Prize winner is M/M (Paris), an agency with a distinguished global presence that has collaborated with numerous high fashion brands. Their work on the new logo, visual identity, and typeface for fashion hub Galeries Lafayette Champs-Elysées is outstanding.
Other topics in the extensive line-up are book design by artificial intelligence, digital reconstruction of a representative display typeface in the 19th century, the artist book made by the interaction between Jonathan Ellery and Lawrence Weiner, Seigen Ono’s music album and poster for the show of COMME des GARÇONS,  the magazine Kyutai 8 edited by the artist himself, the innovation that automatically creates text on demand with smooth animation while maintaining the meaning of the content, the collection book of works by potter Magdalene Odundo, the graphic of Yui Takada’s solo exhibition which became a hot topic in Beijing, the video work of the exhibition studying Chinese font size on designs, large format book and original typeface honoring women’s wisdom, and the poster that represents the meaning of the four kanji words 「仁者乐山」.

The Exhibition showcases more than 150 outstanding graphic design works focusing on typography, centered around the 12 prize winners and nominated works. This year’s exhibition will be more impressive than ever, with a second venue at the @btf (butterfly stroke inc.) in Kachidoki.

 

*Poster designer: Sven Lindhorst-Emme (Germany)

<Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2020>
Where : ginza graphic gallery (ggg)
When : 13th April – 30th May, 2020
(Closed on Sundays and holidays)
Opening hours : 11:00am – 7:00pm
Free admission
Address : DNP Ginza Building 1st floor
7-2, Ginza 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Tel : +81-3-3571-5206


* We have announced @btf (butterfly stroke inc.) as the second venue of the exhibition, but it has been canceled as a result of considering the effect of the coronavirus disease.

[Canceled] Award Ceremony and Exhibition

As a result of considering the effect of the coronavirus disease, the award ceremony and opening party scheduled for April 3 (Fri) is canceled.  (Mar/11/2020)

Design Forum TDC DAY 2020 ★update: Mar/11/2020

As a result of considering the effect of the coronavirus disease, the event with the audience was canceled.
This year, we will work with international winners to change the program and provide meaningful design content to everyone.
For more information, please wait for updates from ggg, TDC website, SNS, etc.

Talks by prize winners focusing on their prizewinning works. Condensed accounts offering encounters with a diverse range of design ideas, mindsets, and techniques.

Date: April 4, 2020
Organized by: Tokyo Type Directors Club
Co-organized by: DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion
*Further details: www.tokyotypedirectorsclub.org
*Inquiries: contact@tokyotypedirectorsclub.org  (Tokyo TDC secretariat)

<Prize Winning Works of Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2020>
Award Comment + Biography