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Winning type designs in Granshan 2011

The results of the 4th International type design competition Granshan 2011

On 26 October 2011, at a press conference at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, the results and prize winners of the 'Granshan 2011' competition were announced.

There were 59 works submitted from 9 countries: Armenia, Austria, Germany, Greek, Portugal, Russia, UK, Ukraine and USA.

The jury board of the 'Granshan 2011' competition marked with special mentions Jo Lang (Austria) for submitting his 'Foltyn' font in the Armenian text typefaces category, Nenad Hancic-Matejic (Germany) for submitting the 'Glagolica' font in the Display category.

The list of the winners:


Armenian text typefaces

1st prize - not awarded

2nd prize - 'Aregak', Hrachuhi Grigoryan, Armenia

3rd prize - 'Emrys', Ben Jones, UK


Cyrillic text typefaces

1st prize - 'William', Maria Doreuli, Russia

2nd prize - 'Permian', Ilya Ruderman, Russia

3rd prize - 'Circe', Alexandra Korolkova, Russia


Greek text typefaces

1st prize - 'Emrys', Ben Jones, UK

2nd prize - 'Artigo', Joana Maria Correia da Silva, Portugal

3rd prize - 'Foxhill', Hanna Donker, UK


Display typefaces

1st prize - 'Belladonna', Alexandra Korolkova, Russia

2nd prize - 'Fry', Oleg Macujev, Russia

3rd prize - 'Meteor Script', Ilya Ruderman, Russia


The organising committee congratulates Alexandra Korolkova for winning the Grand Prize reward at a rate of 1000 euros for her typeface 'Belladonna'.

All awarded works will be displayed at the exhibitions in Yerevan and Munich in November and be included in the catalogue 'Granshan 2011', which will be issued by the end of this year.

The works submitted to 'Granshan 2011' competition were displayed at the exhibition in the Bibliotheca Alexandria (Egypt) on the 27-29 of September without announcing the winners.