NEW SPECIAL AWARD - - Best Use of Typograpy

Over the past few seasons, the HIA has been noticing that there are various elements of entries that deserve special recognition. To that end, we will be offering many special awards for the 2012 competition.


    The Horizon Interactive Awards Judging Panel
    Dan Rhatigan, type director at Monotype

About Dan Rhatigan

Daniel Rhatigan is a type director at Monotype Imaging, based in the UK. He worked as a designer and typographer in Boston and New York for 15 years before coming to study at the University of Reading, and then research and design non-Latin typeface families, concentrating on Indic scripts. He also lectures on typography and branding in the Netherlands and the UK.

CRITERIA: The winner will be chosen by the staff & the Horizon Judging Panel. Entries will be judged by their creative use of type as well as overall aesthetics, balance and uniqueness.


  • The winner will receive a matted certificate with the Logo
  • FREE one year Standard Web Fonts subscription offering 250,000 page-views per month.
  • Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website

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