Call for Papers :(Closed)


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We invite a 300-600 word abstract (with examples) in three categories:

  1. Concerns in Display Typography Design (Academic Research/Presentations)
  2. Innovative applications of Display Typography Design (Industry Presentations/Case Studies)
  3. Student projects in Display Typography Design (Student Projects)

Main Typographic Issues for the conference
The Conference will focus on the following issues:

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

Sub-themes for the conference
The conference will focus on, but will not be limited to the following sub-themes:

  1. Display Typography in Education
    Instructional Aid, Displays, Presentation Technique
  2. Digital Display Typography
    Mobile devices, Tablets, Web Typography
  3. Environmental Typography
    Signage, Installations, Graffiti or Street Art, Architecture
  4. Commercial Display Typography
    Advertisements, Packaging, Retail, Product graphics, Fashion
  5. Vernacular Display Typography
    Native Calligraphy, Culture and Typography, Indigenous scripts

Abstract Guidelines:
The abstract submission should include the following:

  1. Title of the paper
  2. Keywords
  3. Abstract of the paper
  4. Three to four images of the work described
  5. Author name, Designation, Organisation and contact details (including email)
  6. Category of submission ( Academic / Industry / Student)

The total number of words including the title, keywords and the abstract should be a maximum of 750 words.

Paper and Presentation Details:
The selection of abstract is through blind jury.

Selected papers will need to be orally presented by the author/s during the conference on 8th or 9th March 2013 at DoD, IIT Guwahati. The time duration for each of the paper presentations is 20/15/10 minutes followed by 5 minutes for discussion along with Q & A. The selected papers will be published during the time of the conference.

Formatting guidelines as well as a template for the full paper will be supplied along with the acceptance mail of the abstract.

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For online Abstract submission details check here..........

Deadlines: 
Deadline for submission of full paper:  31st January 2013  
Declaration of accepted abstracts:  20th November 2012
Deadline for abstract submission:  31st October 2012

Contact Details
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam or Sougata Karmakar
Typography Day 2013,
Department of Design
IIT Guwahati
Guwahati 781039
Assam, India

E-mail: typographyday@gmail.com
Tel: +91-361-2582500, +91-361-2582463, +91-361-2582464
Fax: +91-361-2690762