Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2012 / ginza graphic gallery

  • Photo: Mitsumasa Fujitsuka
  • Photo: Mitsumasa Fujitsuka
  • Photo: Mitsumasa Fujitsuka
  • Photo: Mitsumasa Fujitsuka
  • Prize Ceremony / Ginza Graphic Gallery
  • Prize Ceremony / Ginza Graphic Gallery
  • Prize Ceremony / Ginza Graphic Gallery
  • Prize Ceremony / Ginza Graphic Gallery
  • Prize Ceremony / Ginza Graphic Gallery
  • TDC Party / 3331 Arts Chiyoda
  • TDC Party / 3331 Arts Chiyoda
  • TDC Party / 3331 Arts Chiyoda
  • TDC Party / 3331 Arts Chiyoda

The exhibition introduces more than 100 works including award winning 10 works, prize nominee works and excellent works selected from a total of 3,289 entries (including 1,024 entries from abroad) which were applied last autumn.


Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2012
Where : ginza graphic gallery
When : April 02 –  25, 2012
(closed on Sundays and national holidays)
11:00 ~ 19:00 (until 18:00 on Saturdays)
Free admission
Address: DNP Ginza Bldg., 7-7-2 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3-3571-5206

TDC DAY : International Design Forum
Six hours of lectures and discussions by Tokyo TDC Award winners and guests
Date and Time : April 1 (Sun.), 2012, 12:30 ~ 18:30 *time to be confirmed
Venue : Joshibi University of Art and Design, Suginami Campus (An entrance fee will be charged. Please apply in advance. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.)
Organizer : Tokyo Type Directors Club
Co-sponsor : ginza graphic gallery
Cooperation : Joshibi University of Art and Design
Details will be published on the Tokyo TDC website www.tdctokyo.org
For further inquires, please contact the Tokyo TDC Administrative Office : info@tdctokyo.org


Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2012 Prize Winners

【Grand Prix】
Why Not Associates+Gordon Young (UK)

Experimental Work “Comedy Carpet”(CL. Blackpool Council)


【TDC Prizes】
M/M(Paris) (France)
CD Jacket, Book, Application “björk: Biophilia” (CL. björk)


Masashi Kawamura + Qanta Shimizu + Saqoosha + Yuri Morimoto (Japan)
MV “androp music video / Bell” (CL. Warner Music Japan Inc.)


Rick Banks (UK)
Type Design “F37 Bella” (CL. Face37)


Martin Borst (Germany)
Type Design “Mondra”


Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. Shueitai Development Department (Japan)
Type Design “The project to renew Shueitai for the Heisei era” 



【Special Prize】
Shin Sobue + Hidenori Yoshioka (Japan)
Book Design “Kinoko Bungaku Meisakusen” (CL. minato-no-hito)


【RGB Prize】 *The best work in RGB category
Taeko Isu + Gabin Ito + Yosuke Hayashi + Takuma Miyamoto (Japan)
Web + CD Jacket “CD (kuchiroro)” (CL. commmons)


【Book Design Prize】 *The best work in editorial & book design category
Alexander Gelman (USA / Japan)
“Sequencer Books” (CL. Sequencer)


【Type Design Prize】*The best work in type design category
Underware (The Netherlands)
“Mr Porter custom typeface” (CL. Mr Porter)