GOOD DESIGN AWARD

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2017

Good Design Long Life Design Award

Award-winning item
FONT [IWATA UNIVERSAL DESIGN FONT]
Business Owner
IWATA CORPORATION
Category
Materials, parts, production/development/manufacturing technology, and manufacturing methods
Company
IWATA CORPORATION (Japan)
Award Number
17L000015
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Fonts built around the concept of visibility for people of low vision due to age, cataracts, or other issues. Iwata UD Gothic and Iwata UD Maru Gothic are intended to improve visibility and recognizability. Iwata UD Mincho is intended for compatibility between visibility and legibility. Iwata UD Newspaper Mincho is specialized for the flatness of design found in newspapers. These fonts are built from the perspective of universal design, defining the purpose of use and its effects.

Producer

Kazuo Hashimoto

Director

Kazuo Hashimoto

Designer

Kazuo Hashimoto

More information

http://www.iwatafont.co.jp/ud/index.html

Already on the market
2006/1
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