Focus on ‘Display Typography’ :
Typography Day will be organized for the sixth time in 2013 at the Department of Design (DoD) at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya.
The theme for this year’s event is ‘Display Typography’.
The event will feature a day of workshops on Typography and Calligraphy followed by two days of conference dedicated to display typography. The international conference which will be devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators. The conference includes presentations of invited keynote speakers, eminent academicians, blind juried papers, industry professionals, research scholars and students. The event will also host an exhibition of selected posters and typographic works of students and faculty members from Design Institutes in India.
The event is planned over three days:
Day 1: Workshops on Typography + Meet on ‘Research in Typography’
Day 2-3 : Conference focusing on ‘Display Typography’
The Conference will focus on the following issues:
- Experiments and Explorations in Display Typography design.
- Display Typography design with multilingual scripts.
- Display Typography design in native (indigenous) Scripts.
- Display Typography design within local contexts.
- Research activities in Display Typography.
Participation in the conference and workshop ‘Typographyday 2013’ on 7th and 9th of March 2013 requires registration.
For online Registration: Click here
Deadline for Registration: 31st January 2013
Poster Design Competition :
Declaration of poster submission results: 31st January 2013
Design a poster to express the following words in your own script:
‘Between the Lines’.
– within the context of your World
Design a Poster to express the meaning of the above phrase using your native script and language.
Calligraphic or digitally created letterforms or existing fonts, or a combination of these can be used for the poster.
For more details: Click here
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam or Sougata Karmakar
Typography Day 2013,
Department of Design
More contact details here.
Call for Full Papers :
Paper Submission Result is Announced click here.
We invite a 300-600 word abstract (with examples) in three categories:
- Concerns in Display Typography Design (Academic Research/Presentations).
- Innovative applications of Display Typography Design (Industry Presentations/Case Studies).
- Student projects in Display Typography Design (Student Projects)For more details: Click here