India


India is a country in South Asia.

Books 1

In this issue we look at designs from the past that have shaped the present, and designs from the present that will affect the future.

Articles 3

A short essay scrutinising the general misconceptions of western typography, and the appropriateness of Euro-centric type terminology.
Essays · 3 May 2008 · English · 989 words
Review of India’s first design conference, held in 2006 in Goa.
Reviews · 23 September 2006 · English · 656 words
An in depth account of Malcolm Quinn’s book about the swastika, which investigates in depth the history and function of the symbol, beginning with its earliest manifestations in cultures around the globe and even its pre-Nazi uses in western commerce, then focusing on its forever tarnishing appropriation by Hitler.
Reviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 1841 words

Blogs 3

Greta Sans Devanagari is the largest typeface system of interrelated styles produced for any Indic language, suitable for small text and headlines.
4 September 2017
Fedra Sans supports another two writing scripts, and 280 million more speakers.
5 September 2016
The Indian Type Foundry will be the first specialised company to develop and directly distribute Unicode-compliant digital fonts in India.
4 September 2009

Authors 5

Hitesh Malaviya (Rocky) is a Type Designer and Graphic designer from India. After graduating from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda ...
Shiva Nallaperumal is a graphic & type designer from India. He has worked with a wide range of international clients designing identity systems, e...
Jonny Pinhorn received his M.A. in type design at the University of Reading where he graduated in 2009. After his studies he joint the Indian Type Fou...
Jyotish Sonowal studied at the renowned National Institute Of Design in Ahmedabad, India, and after his graduation joint the Indian Type Foundry. He d...
Satya is co-founder of the The Indian Type Foundry (ITF) in Ahmedabad, India. He studied at the National Institute of Design (NID) in India and inte...

Help 1

Typotheque designs and develops Unicode-compliant fonts. Below are some instructions for using Unicode fonts to set Devanagari texts.