Typography Day will be organized for the fifth time in 2012 (1st-3rd March) at the Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya. The event will include an international conference which will be devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Typography in Publication Design’. The conference will feature presentations on the last two days preceded by day of workshops dedicated to Typography and Calligraphy. Exhibitions on Typography Posters and Book Publications will also be hosted at the venue.

The event is planned over three days:
Day 1: Workshops on Typography ( 1St March 2012)
Day 2-3 : Conference focusing on ‘Typography in Publication Design’
( 2nd & 3rd March 2012)


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

  1. Experiments and Explorations in Publication Design.
  2. Publication Design with multilingual scripts.
  3. Typography and Publication Design in native (indigenous) Scripts.
  4. Typography and Publication Design within local contexts.
  5. Research activities in Typography and Publication Design.