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Useful resource e-links related to 'Letterforms' in India




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India Resources:   
 Industry
       Design Studios
       Typography Firms

 Organisations
      
Associations
          
InDeAs
      
Standards, IPR  

          

 Ministry
       Human Resources


Indira Gandhi National
Centre for Arts,
(IGNCA)

N Delhi
- Resources on typography, Calligraphy, Photography, Graphics, etc


Indian Language Fonts
, provides comprehensive information on links to development of Indian Language Fonts
by Luc Devroye

Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy
, courses in basic calligraphy for Devnagri scripts (Hindi & Marathi) & Roman (English) scripts.


 Writings, Reports, etc.

       'Type Studio' at IDC, IIT Bombay

       History of Indian letterform design

       Links to the world of Prof. R K Joshi

       Official Website of Calligrapher Achut Palav


       Typography in Public Spaces of Mumbai

       Microsoft Font Collection

       Aksharaya - knowledge on Indian letterforms

       Indian Language Fonts




Typo-Day
The event typo day is held every year in the months of February and March in different places in India with seminars and workshops


 e-Groups, Forums
Communication Des.
Design India
IDCian, IDCians
NID Folks
Sristi School


 Research Centres
       All Institutions
           CIII, Mysore
           CIEFL, Hyderabad
           RSS, Tirupati
           AIIS, Chicago
       Museums
 Central Institute of Indian
   Languages (CIII),
Mysore
  . 
coordinates the development
     of Indian Languages
  .  has publications, newsletters,
     research papers, courses,
     etc.
 
Central Institute of
   English and Foreign
   Languages (CIEFL),
  
Hyderabad
  . conducts research, training
    of teachers, production of
    teaching materials, and
    extension services


Rastriya Sanskrit
   Sansthan (RSS),
Tirupati
  . Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan
  .
development, preservation
    and promotion of Sanskrit
    learning all over the country
    and abroad.



 American Institute of
    Indian Studies, Chicago

  . a consortium of universities
    and colleges in the United
    States at which scholars
    actively engage in teaching
    and research about India.
 Design Institutions
       All Schools
           IDC, IIT Bombay
           NID
           Sristi, Bangalore
           IIT Guwahati
           Raffles + more
       Museums

  IDC, IIT Bombay
    . 2 year Master of Design 
      (M. Des)
    . Doctoral Degrees (Ph. D)
    .  Admission through CEED +
      Entrance Examination +       Interview
  NID, Ahmedabad
   . 4 year) Graduate Diploma
     Programme in Design
     (GDPD)
   . 2 1/2 year Post - Graduate
     Diploma Programme in
     Design (PGDPD)
   . Admission through      Entrance Examination +      Interview

  Sristi, Bangalore
    . 2 + 2 year Professional
      Diploma in Visual
      Communication

    . Admission through       Entrance Examination +       Interview
  DoD, IIT Guwahati
   . 4 year) graduate program
     in Design (B. Des)
     Admission through JEE


Webzines
Language in India
Indian Print & Publisher


Directories
India Language & Scripts
Indology

Resources
Hindi Blog 
Devanagari.net
Indology


Related Resources
Graphic Design  
Packaging Design
Signage Design


Typeface Designers/Firms
CDAC - Indian language Fonts
Indian Font by Vijay K. Patel
Summit Data - Indian language solutions

Design Directions, Cochin
Achut Palav, Mumbai
R K Joshi, Mumbai
Leaf Design, Mumbai



Type Resources
Multilingual Computing at IIT Madras
- A tutorial on Fonts
Indic Simulation Fonts
Hindi Langauage - Devanagiri Fonts
Microsoft Typography
Brahmi Script at IISc, Bangalore
Free Bangla Fonts Project
Free Indian Laguage Software
  



Organisations
 Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra
 National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, Delhi
 National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language,     Vadodra
 Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Delhi  
 National Institute of Educational Planning and     Administration (NIEPA), Delhi
 National Literacy Mission, Delhi  
 Central Hindi Directorate, Delhi

 Technology Development for Indian Languages, Delhi


D'source

- resources on design in India - courses, examples, case studies, videos, etc.
 
      International Resources: International Resources


International Webzines
Counterspace

Fontsite
Fontzone
Type Books
Typographer
Typographica

U&lc

I
nternational
Directory
ABC Typography
Calligraphy -wikipedia
Counterspace
Cynscribe Calligraphy
Fonts
ITC Fonts
Linotype
Microsoft Typo Links

Planet Typography
Type Culture



Font Designers
List of Font Designers by Linotype
Adrian Frutiger
Herman Zapf
- (Biography)
Neville Brody

Fonts
Adobe
Emigre
Font Shop
Houseind
ITC Fonts
Letter Perfect
Linotype

My Fonts
Phil's Fonts
T 26
Typography
Typotheqe

Font Resources
Resources by Luc Devroye

Books on Type Design  
Type Books
Font Lab Resources
Typophile Forums

     



International Organisations
 Association for the Calligraphic Arts
 Association Typographique International
 International Council for Graphic Design Associations
    (Icograda)
 International Typeface Corporation (ITC)
 Type Right

Type Study
Euro Type


Type Seminars and workshops
ATypI

Type Camp  
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