Typography — A Quickstart Guide

A few weeks back, I got the opportunity to attend the ‘Expo PDi’ Workshop conducted by IDC, IIT Bombay. The participants were an amazing bunch of people with diverse backgrounds. Some were designers in reputed companies, IT professionals, toy designers, architects, social workers, teachers, media personalities, students of design, CEED aspirants and a father-daughter team (She is studying in Class 12)!

The three day workshop sowed the seeds of design awareness. Since CEED 2013 is just a few weeks away, I thought of compiling some knowledge I gained from the workshop as a blog post series. Let us start with Typography.

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Akosoto.com — Your Child’s Friend

Akosoto Logo

Akosoto.com is a place where nursery rhymes, songs, riddles, games, do it yourself toys, illustrated stories… are compiled in the Malayalam language. This is a new venture from antzFx.com. Let us try to know more about the website.

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Design — Calendar 2012: Nature

2012Calendar_preview Nature
Here is a beautiful and pleasing 2012 Calendar for you. This calendar is titled “Nature.” The photos featured in this calendar are taken by aneeskA (FULLfx). Download links are available below. Also we are sharing the design thoughts. Don’t forget to tell us what you think of our designs as a comment.

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Design — Business Card v3.0 for antzFx

The last redesign of our antzFx business card was more than two years ago. So we decided to do a v3.0 redesign. This is the story of our design and you can download a free business card design template in PSD format too.

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Blank ‘Business Card’ stock image by: Brian Lary, Madison, US

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My Tweets in August, September, 2011

munna on the run

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Design – Independence Day Desktop Wallpaper Calendar 2011

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On August 15, 2011 we are celebrating Indian Independence Day. To commemorate the occasion, we are releasing ‘Vande Mataram’ Desktop Calendar/Wallpaper.

Download links and a brief on the design are given below.
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My Tweets in July 2011

vw-light-painting

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Ripples 2011 at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

“Ripples” is the annual design expo at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. It is a showcase of the innovative ideas that are conceived and actualized as products by the students of Product Design and Engineering, as part of their Masters in Design (M.Des.) program.

ripples invitation 2011

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Ripples 2011 is happening on 08th and 09th of July (Friday and Saturday).
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My Tweets in May, June, 2011

CEASER muppets

Inspiration

  • 8 ways to propose a girl with a guaranteed answer of “Yes!”. A lot of creativity & design thinking are involved in them. http://goo.gl/2hw98
  • Even if you’re a creative type, sometimes you just get stuck. This 2-minute video gives you 29 ways to get unstuck. http://vimeo.com/24302498

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