22 January 6 February 2018
Ahmedabad, India
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‘In India, there are more than 780 languages, 23 are official and there are over 86 different scripts. So the challenges and opportunities of multiscript typeface development that truly represent our vibrant and diverse script culture and heritage are enormous.’

Type Fusion Workshop

22 Jan – 6 Feb 2018

  • Brief history writing, alphabets, calligraphy, and lettering
  • Basics of typeface design from sketch to screen
  • Introduction to modern development tools
  • Developing of an original multi-script typeface (Latin + one Indic script)

Objectives:

  • Address the challenges of multi-lingual typography
  • Understand the history and tradition of different scripts
  • Fusion of multi-lingual typography

Where?

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad Campus

Who?

Anand Singh Naorem, Neelakash Kshetrimayum

For Whom?

Aimed at visual communication students:
• Prior knowledge of typefaces and typography is recommended
• Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is recommended, particularly vector drafting

Language

English

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.