Typography Day 2011 is being organized at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs).

The event will include a seminar which will be devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators. The program will feature presentations on the first two days followed by day of workshops dedicated to typography and calligraphy.

The event is planned over three days,

Day 1-2 : Seminar focusing on ‘Typography and Expression’
Day 2: Workshop on Typography/Calligraphy


The Seminar will focus on, but will not be limited to the following issues:

  1. Typographic experiments and explorations with respect to Expressive typography.
  2. Typographic expression using multilingual scripts.
  3. Typographic expression in native (indigenous) Scripts.
  4. Typography as an expression of local contextual design.
  5. Research activities in expressive typography.