The 379th Ginza Graphic Gallery Exhibition Tokyo Type Directors Club Exhibition 2020
June 22, 2020 - August 29, 2020
The closing time is revised for the time being: 11:00am ~ y5:00pmz(closed on Sundays and holidays).
For details, please see the following pages:
• Announcement of reopening of ginza graphic gallery
• COVID-19 Preventative Measures
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 umŇ乐Rv.
The Exhibition showcases more than 150 outstanding graphic design works focusing on typography, centered around the 12 prize winners and nominated works.
*Poster designer: Sven Lindhorst-Emme (Germany)
ginza graphic gallery (ggg)
DNP Ginza Building 1st floor
7-2, Ginza 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Opening hours: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays and holidays
* 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.
ycanceledzAward ceremony & opening reception
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: Apr. 16
We uploaded the program "Design Forum TDC Day 2020" on Youtube.
Movie and VR Content uptdate: Jun. 1
The postponed TDC2020 exhibition is now under preparation so as to open up on 22, June.
Prior to the reopening, please enjoy the exhibition space and works online.
The detail of reopening will be announced on our website, so please also come to see the actual works here at ggg.
Prize winning works
Michael Amzalag + Mathias Augustyniak, M/M(Paris) (France)
uGaleries Lafayette Champs Élyséesv
(Client: Galeries Lafayette Champs Élysées)
Karen ann Donnachie + Andy Simionato (Australia)
uThe Library of Nonhuman Booksv
(Client: Atomic Activity Books)
yType Design Prizez
Pierre Pané-Farré (Germany)
(Client: Forgotten Shapes)
yBook Design Prizez
Jonathan Ellery + Lawrence Weiner (UK/US)
uHERE IT IS HERE IT AINTv
(Client: Browns Editions)
Tsuguya Inoue (Japan)
uCOMME des GARÇONS SEIGEN ONO /CDG Fragmentation SEIGEN ONOv
(Client: NIPPON COLUMBIA CO., LTD.)
Fumio Tachibana (Japan)
uKyutai 8^STATION TO STATIONv
(Client: Kyutai Henshuu)
Akiem Helmling + Sami Kortemäki + Bas Jacobs, Underware (Netherlands)
(Client: Self initiated type technological development)
OK-RM (Oliver Knight + Rory McGrath) (UK)
uThe Journey of Things: Magdalene Odundov
(Client: InOtherWords / The Hepworth WakefieldType Design)
Yui Takada (Japan)
uYui Takada Exhibition Beijing| A Flower A Dayv
(Client: NEUE DESIGN EXHIBITION PROJECT)
Mei Shuzhi + Lian Jie + Li Xibin (China)
uBig, or Small RGBv
Panos Vassiliou + Manos Daskalakis (Greece)
(Client: Parachute Typefoundry)
Li Xibin + Liu Yutong (China)
uthe benevolent enjoy mountains “mŇ乐R” v
* Total entries: 2783 (1529 by Japanese entrants and 1254 by overseas entrants)
* All awards are equal in grades except the Grand Prize.