Be part of the unique opportunity to showcase your skills: Join the world's only professional competition focused exclusively on typefaces covering scripts beyond Latin.Enter the competition →
Your winning work will tour the globe, featured in a traveling exhibition at international conferences worldwide.
The 13th GRANSHAN Type Design Competition is now open for submissions. Read a few words about the changes to the new competition from GRANSHAN President Boris Kochan
Get ready for the spotlight. Your winning designs will be showcased on the GRANSHAN website, promoted across social media, and celebrated by our media partners.
GRAND PRIZE comes with a generous endowment of €3,000.
Discovering perfection in every glyph. Over 60 global script experts are uniting in a unique three-level process to curate the world's most exceptional typefaces beyond Latin.List All Experts →
»To bring together a multitude of experts in global typefaces from around the world proofed to be a very worthwhile endeavor: It is one ingenious way to keep diversity alive, to make sure that the written word in a variety of languages from anywhere in the globe stay fresh and juicy.«
Choose from an exciting range of ten distinct Script Groups!
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Ready to make your mark? Go ahead and enter the competition now.Enter the Competition →
GRANSHAN celebrates the diversity and richness of typographic scripts that underpin global communication, empower communities, and enable identity.Read more →
Frequently asked Questions:
- What are the accepted payment gateways?
- We accept the following Payment Gateways via Stripe: Apple Pay, PayPal, Credit Card.
- How much do I have to pay for the entry?
- The fee policy reflects differences in global living standards and possibilities, the difference between students, freelancers and small, medium and bigger type foundries. Please check the website for the table of minimum fees for each category of submission.
- Can I cancel my submission?
- As long as you have not yet completed the submission, you can discard the drafts at any time. Unfortunately, once you have pressed the Submit button, it is no longer possible to withdraw your submission and fees cannot be refunded.
- What are the keydates of the 13th GRANSHAN Competition?
• You can submit your work from 27 November 2023 to 15 February 2024.
• The Jury will start their work in March 2024.
• The Announcement of the winners will happen in June 2024.
- Why should I submit my work at the 13th GRANSHAN Competion?
- If you submit your outstanding work, your typeface will be evaluated by international top-class experts. In each category and script group a first, second and third prize can be awarded as well as special mentions. One GRANSHAN GRAND PRIZE of € 3,000 will be awarded by the Script Chairs at the end of the judging process to the best of the best.
- How do I apply for the 13th GRANSHAN Competition?
- All type designers, type foundries, and clients with custom typefaces from all parts of the world are invited to take part in the competition. You may submit your work at the website https://granshan.submit.to/.