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Geetika Alok, London-based designer

Type Cast: Geetika Alok

Text by Tina Dastur

London-based designer Geetika Alok enjoys working with her pencil, tracing sheets and laptop and says that her primary interest lies more in progressive rather than traditional typography
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Type Cast: Parvati Pillai

Text by Tina Dastur

Designer Parvati Pillai strongly feels that there is a growing interest in typography and hopes to someday start an initiative that focuses on using typography that revolves around local cultures and diversities
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Dal Chodha, Radhika Sanghani
May 25, 2018

Editor of fashion journal Archivist, Dal Chodha feels that fashion in India has a long way to go globally, but also thinks it’s ahead in terms of sustainability
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Kriti Monga, Turmeric Design

Type Cast: Kriti Monga

Text by Tina Dastur

When her hand-lettering gained people’s attention, Kriti Monga set up Turmeric Design, where she gets to spend her days surrounded by stationery and music
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May 24, 2018

Type Cast: Aditi Deo

Text by Tina Dastur

A self-trained typographer, who works mainly with ink and pens, Aditi Deo finds lettering and calligraphy to be just as engaging and communicative as art
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Shaivalini Kumar, Typography

Type Cast: Shaivalini Kumar

Text by Tina Dastur

Shaivalini Kumar's work is a mix of graphic representation, geometric forms and illustrated elements, which could be characters, motifs, patterns or even textures
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Benjamin Grant, Climate Change, Daily Overview, Environmental degradation, Featured, global warming, Online Exclusive, Overview Effect, Overviews, Photographer, Photography, Satellite imagery, Space

The space enthusiast's work primarily focuses on the places and moments where human activity — for better or for worse — has shaped the landscape
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Meroo Seth, an illustration and graphic designer

Type Cast: Meroo Seth

Text by Tina Dastur

In a world where we are so used to looking at words on a screen, typography enters a new dimension. Meroo Seth discloses her trade secrets and initiates you into the world of lettering and typeface
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Ambassador Desk Lamp, Architect, Arjun Rathi, Arjun Rathi Design, experimental studio, Featured, Interior, Online Exclusive, Product, product designer

The product designer talks to us about his design aesthetic, projects that excite him and what gives his work an edge over the competition
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Aashna Singh, Aina, Fashion Designer, Featured, Olio, People, Sitara, Sneha Saksena

The quirky duo's brainchild was born out of a desire to design playful clothes along with creating a community for women to share their narratives
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Featured, Illustrator, John Praveen Ganta, People

A master of illusions, Ganta produces surreal landscapes that represent his subconscious and the voices in his dreams
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Amrita Marino, Featured, Illustrator, People, The Noise Zine

The 44-year-old illustrator gravitates towards simple design but also likes to incorporate an element of oomph where the images are more iconic than realistic
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