Keynote Speakers:

Keynote speakers' name will be announced soon.

Speaker Presentations:

The following are the accepted papers for presentation during the online conference:
27th and 28th August 2021,
Hosted by IDC School of Design (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay)

International Speakers

Type for Peace. A Development and International Cooperation Project
Daniela Piscitelli, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy and Francesco Caponetti, Art Direction Mina Vitale Type, Italy


Towards a Typography of Place
Dale Sattler, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, New Zealand


Method Experimentation on Display Typeface Design Based on Visual Cultural Artifacts
Brian Alvin Hananto, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia


The typographic poster from local culture to the world
Mónica Acosta-Torres, Universidad Técnica del Norte, Ecuador


Helvetica-like Thai typefaces: From dry transfer lettering to digital fonts
Dr. Rachapoom Punsongserm, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Thummasat University, Thailand


Plecnik: Typeface Designed on the Basis of Hand Drawn Letters by Jože Plečnik from the Archive Collection
Alja Herlah, Type Salon , Slovenia

National Speakers

Ik Onkar Gurmukhī (ੴ ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ): Decoding Culture-Form Associations in Writing practice
Nanki Nath, Visiting Faculty, Vishwaniketan Institute of Design [VID], Pune, India


Jay Tirhuta: Rejuvenating Mithilakshar through Design
Jayant Kumar, NIFT Patna, India


Typographical Investigation of Mauryan Brahmi – Origin, Evolution & Role in development of Indic and Southeast Asian Scripts
Ankita Roy, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India


Evolving to survive the ‘new normal’ of teaching and learning Typography during COVID-19
Manasi Keni, Rachana Sansad College of Applied Art& Craft, India

Student Speakers

Designing an Interlocking Devanagari Display Font
Adarsh Malviya, IDC School of Design, India


Curating “Kuppai”: Research and Explorations with Found Type from Ancestral Attics
Jayasri Sridhar, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India


Exploring ways of writing and documenting Bharatnatyam using notations
Saloni Tangal, Kingston University, London, UK


Synesthetes Type - An Audio reactive Typeface
Sushrut Jangid, S.P.A Bhopal, Department of Design, India


Asking a Shadow to Dance : Creating Poetic Spaces through Interactive Typography
Priti Pandurangan, Gramener, India


Balcony - A Type Family Inspired by Metal Safety Grills
Shaily Patel, Department of Applied Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India


Devanagari Typeface Inspired By Gender Equality
Srishti Mitra, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India


Understanding the development in Indian Calligraphy with focus on Devanagari
Lakhi Shreya, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India