Title: 'Introduction to Typography Through Letterpress Printing'
A workshop by Prof. Tarun Deep Giridhar And Prof. Shubhanand Gopal Jog
Faculty, Graphic Design Head, National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad And Faculty, Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai
Faculty, Graphic Design Head, National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad
Prof.Tarun is a Design Educator, Graphic Designer currently teaching at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India’s premier design institute.
He has over 20 years of experience in design education, and professional design practice. At NID he teaches important courses such as Type Design, Typography, Printing technology, Illustration, Visual Narratives and Environmental Perception, to name a few. An avid observer of human behavior and technology, he also conducts hands on workshops on screen printing, letterpress / relief printing and hand book binding. As head of the Print Labs of NID, he is working towards creating an enabling environment where students can ‘dirty their hands and clean their minds’ by experimenting and exploring graphic design outside the digital domain.
A keen student of social behavior and indigenous visual culture, Tarun also has a passion for hand lettering, hand book binding and designing visually clever calendars. He has designed more than 40 publications in both English and Indian scripts, and is currently practising gurmukhi calligraphy. His visual narratives can be viewed on his instagram handle @tarundg
At NID, he had organised two major international conferences – Brands, Identity and Graphics 03 in 2003 (endorsed by Icograda) and the International Typography Day 2011. He was also invited as the keynote speaker at the International Typography Day 2015 conference at IIT Mumbai.
Faculty, Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai
Master for Fine Art(M.F.A 2006.) Bachelor Of Fine Art (Apploed Art 1988) Art Teacher's Diploma 1983. Designd Tamil Fonts. Speciality Award in the 14th JIKJI International Letter Calligraphy Exhibition 08/12/2017. International Award for logo Symbol Design, Johannesburg 2012.