'Landscapes and Wordscapes - typographic storytelling '
A workshop by Prof. G V Sree Kumar
Faculty Member, Head, IDC IIT Bombay

Abstract:  N/A.

Materials/ tools to be brought by student participants:
Participants can bring laptop with Adobe Indesign or Illustrator, scribble pads or note pads, sketch pen sets, 6B and 4B pencils, erasers. Laptop is compulsory.

About Instructor:
Prof. G V Sree Kumar

Head, IDC School of Design,  IIT Bombay

Academic background:
M.Des (Visual Communication) Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT, Bombay, 1992.
BFA (Applied Arts), Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Vadodara,1990.

Fields of expertise:
- Visual Design,
- Typography,
- Publication Design,
- Magazine Design
- Information Graphics

Work Experience:
- June 2000 till date: Faculty Member at The Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay, Powai, Bombay.
- 2 years with Jasubhai Digital Media. Group Art Director of magazines including CHIP, Digit, CHIP specials, CHIP Hindi, Computer Reseller News, Network Computing, Computer Gaming World etc.
- 1 year with Intelligent Investor, India's first personal finance magazine, from the publishers of Outlook
- 1 year and six months with The Indian Express (Madurai) group. Art Director for Gentleman and Biznet.
- 3 years with The Independent and The Metropolis on Saturday and Bombay Times, a part of The Times of India group as Graphic Designer. Also contributed for various publications from Times Group including Femina, Illustrated Weekly, Sunday Times etc.
- Graphic artist with Doordarshan, Trivandrum.
- Freelance cartoonist and illustrator for various magazines in Kerala.
Subjects taught : Typography, Information Graphics, Calligraphy, Representational Techniques, Visual Design, Media Technology, Anatomy and Life Drawing, Publication Design, Computer Aided Design etc