A workshop by Noopur Datye
Principle designer, Ek Type/Graphic designer, Mumbai
Materials/ tools to be brought by student participants:
- 1 pencil, 1 eraser, 1 Rular
A graduate of Sir J J Institute of Applied Art, Noopur is a type designer and calligrapher. Fascinated by the variety of letterforms in Indian scripts, she designs type in Devanagari, Bengali, Gujarati and Latin scripts. Her work includes custom Bengali and Devanagari typefaces for television channels Star Jalsa and LifeOk, open source type faces Mukta Vaani (Gujarati), Modak (Latin) and Baloo Bhai (Gujarati), Baloo Da (Bangla), Baloo (Latin). Noopur is an active member of ‘Aksharaya and has conducted workshops on calligraphy and letterform design at notable design schools in India, including the IDC, Srishti, NIFT and at the annual Typography Day conference. She loves eating, travelling, reading fiction and chooses to stay away from social media.