Through the Devanagari looking glass

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This talk takes a virtual tour of India to explores the wonders of Devanagari letterforms! From handpainted signs to printed letters—I will showcase what goes inside creating Devanagari typefaces and share some hopes and fears for the future of Devanagari type design.


Interview ✚

Kimya Gandhi is a type designer from Mumbai, currently living in Berlin, with a passionate interest in Indic letterforms. She specialises in creating new and innovative Devanagari typefaces. Kimya co-runs the type foundry, Mota Italic, with her partner Rob Keller where they design custom and retail typefaces for clients worldwide. Kimya believes there is great potential to reinvent vernacular typography in India and encourage a new generation of contemporary type design. When not designing typefaces she spends her time teaching, or conducting workshops at various design institutes. Other than letters, Kimya likes cooking, plants and the colour black.

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Join us on 3 June 2023 to listen to international speakers representing various spheres of the world of typography and design.

Our conference (in English) brings together typography enthusiasts, graphic designers, art directors and type designers. We seek to explain how typography has a visible impact on the world around us. Come to Paris to attend talks by international speakers around graphic design, web design, motion design, publishing, visual identity, communication and type design. It is important to create platforms to let various universes communicate about their love of typography in their everyday practise.

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