Sub-prize money: $50,000 will be awarded in in 2019.
The Gold Prize (Morisawa Award): 1,000,000 Japanese Yen.
January 31, 2019
Morisawa Type Design Competition has been giving birth to new typeface designs for decades since the first competition held in 1984. Through entries with bold ideas and new attempts in anticipation with unprecedented expressive capacity, the last competition in 2016 received more than 700 entries from 49 countries and regions, including both Kanji and Latin categories.
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