23rd February 2017 Workshop Day at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Typoday workshops are based on this year’s theme of ‘Typography and Diversity’ and are designed to offer exposure on various aspects of typography. This will provide a platform for students/design professionals from varied backgrounds to interact with experts in typography design.

Free shuttle service from Colombo to Moratuwa on the 23rd Feb, Shuttle leaves at 6.45am from the National Foundation Institute, Colombo 7 (Opp the Independence Square)


8.30 – 9.30      —    Registration and Tea
9.30 – 9.45      —    Welcome and Introduction to the Facilitators
10.00 – 1.00    —    Morning Sessions
1.00- 2.30         —    Lunch
2.30 to 5.30     —    Afternoon Sessions
5.30 to 6.00     —    Workshop Exhibits + Tea

The following workshops will be conducted on 23rd February 2017

Workshop to be conducted by the following experts:

1. Prof. Ravi Poovaiah.......More
Faculty Member, IDC, IIT Bombay
Dr. Ajanta Sen
Director, Solar Project, India
Title: 'Type and Graphics Creative Combinetrics'
(Require :Laptop with Adobe InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop or equivalent)

2. Azza Alameddine
Independent Designer, Lebanon
Title: 'Arabic lettering & Islamic patterns'

3. Savita Saraf
Principal, .......More
Mansi Keni
Assistant Professor,
Rachana Sansad College of Applied Art & Craft Prabhadevi, Mumbai

Title: 'Kinetic Typography'
(Require :Laptop with illustrator or coreldraw)

4. Sarang Kulkarni
Ek Type/Graphic designer, Mumbai
Noopur Datye
Whitecrow Design, Mumbai
Title: 'Creating custom logotypes for identity design'

5. Rikke Hassen
Head of Design hojskolen, Denmark
Title: 'Typographic gif.
(Require :Laptop with Adobe photoshop)

6. Pradnya Naik .......More
Type designer, India
Ruchi Shah
Independant Illustrator, India

7. Pria Ravichandran Consultant.......More
Robert Robert Pratley Font Developer,
URW++, Germany
Title: 'Introduction to OpenType and OTMaster'

8. Prof. Paresh Choudhury
Head, Communication Design,National Institute of Design, Vijayawada, India.
Title: 'The Next Toilet Signs - Alternative Typography with Cultural Diversity'
(Require :Laptops with Adobe Illustrator)

9. Agung Zainal Muttakin Raden.......More
Lecturer, Indraprasta PGRI University, Jakarta Faculty of Language and Art, Department of Visual Communication Design, Indonesia
Title: 'Closure Type'
(Require :Laptops with Adobe illustrator or Coreldraw)

10. Mr. Sinnathamby Shanmugarajah.......More
CEO, mBrain Technologies (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka
Title: 'Developing Indic fonts for Mac and iOS Platform (Workshop based on Sinhala,Tamil)'

11. Dave Crossland
Program Manager, Typography Specialist, Google, USA
Title: 'Crafting Type: Beginners Letter Sketching And Font Making Boot camp'

12. Prof. Kumkum Nadig
Faculty Member, Head, Visual Communication Design, Srishti School of Design, Bangalore

13. Prof. G V Sree Kumar.......More
Faculty Member, Head, IDC IIT Bombay
Title: 'Typography, Story Telling, Sound and Emotion'

14. Prof. Antoine Abi Aad.......More
Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts, Lebanon
Title: 'From Wires To Computers'

15. Prof. Santosh Kshirsagar.......More
Dean, Sir J J School of Applied Arts, Mumbai
Prof. Ranjana Dani
Faculty Member, MIT Institute of Design, Pune
Title: 'Form Play Speak calli typo explorations'

16. Sri Achyut Palav.......More
Calligrapher, Mumbai
Title: 'Diversity of Calligraphy'