Cultural Contribution Award by the Greek Graphic Designers Association 3/4/17
Τhe "Museum of Typography" was awarded for its Cultural Contribution during the awarding ceremony of the Greek Graphic Design and Illustration Awards (ΕΒΓΕ), organized annually by the magazine + Design, under the auspices of the Greek Graphic Designers Association. The event took place on Monday, April 3rd 2017 at the Onassis Foundation Shelter in Athens.
For this event, the main stage of the Onassis Foundation Shelter welcomed more than 500 from the most talented representatives of Greek graphic design, digital media design and illustration. Among 1300 applications, three judging panels selected the winners in 35 categories, who received honorary distinctions, ΕΒΓΕ awards in each category, the Grand ΕΒΓΕ and the Golden ΕΒΓΕ.
The honorary ΕΒΓΕ award for Cultural Contribution, which is given each year by the Greek Graphic Designers Association to an individual or an organisation for it’s overall contribution to the evolution and preservation of the graphic arts, by unanimous decision of the Board this year was awarded to the Museum of Typography. The award was received by Elia Koumi, director of the museum.