CA Communication Arts Typography, the most prestigious juried Graphic Design Competitions that cover the entire field of visual communications celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and hand lettering.
CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession.
Typography Competition Categories:
• Digital Media
• Typeface Design
• Calligraphy/Hand Lettering
• Student Work
Entries can be submitted in the following formats:
• Print Entries: Do not tape series together. Send all multi-page projects—books, annual reports, etc.—in bound form. Any project over 18" x 24" must be submitted as digital images. If you enter a project in multiple categories and wish to submit printed samples, you must send an additional sample for each entry with the appropriate form attached. Wordmarks must be centered on an 8-1/2" x 11" sheet. Place the company name and nature of the business under the mark.
Typeface designs must show a complete character set and a sample setting and fit on a single 11" x 17" sheet. Type families must show a complete character set and a sample setting for each variant. Each variant must fit on a single 11" x 17" sheet.
• Digital Images: Must be RGB in JPG format with a maximum width of 1024 pixels and a maximum height of 768 pixels at 72 dpi. NO EXCEPTIONS. Digital images will be projected for the judges using an HD projector on a 6' x 4' screen.
• Motion Entries: Must be in MOV, MP4 or MPG format, with a maximum file size of 1 GB. Include 4 seconds of black, no slates or bars, at the beginning of each video and 2 seconds at the end.
Entry fees very depends of the category and starts from 40$ for the single entry and 80$ for the series.
Entries registered after the deadline require a late fee of $10 per entry.
CA Communication Arts Typography is dedicate to everyone worldwide.
Chosen by a jury of leading design professionals, the selected entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Typography Annual, in print and digital editions, 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.
Call for Applications Info
For all further informations about the CA Communication Arts - Typography Competition 2020 visit the following official website here.