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The Typography Society of India : Story so far.

Story of our group–from a small whatsapp group to a "Society" with 689 members. Prof G V Sreekumar, IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay. The Typography Society of India started off as a small WhatsApp group for calligraphy and typography enthusiasts. Main objective of this group is to provide a platform for interaction and to share knowledge on Calligraphy, Typography, Hand lettering etc with design students from various institutes. Soon this group was enriched by presence of a large number of calligraphers, typographers, design academicians and professionals which made us progress towards creating an interesting virtual meeting point for people to share notes, take feedback, discuss concepts etc. Then, as we faced the lockdown phase of our lives, I thought of expanding the activities of the group and started online talks on alternate saturdays.  Three members of my typography family– Prof Tarundeep Girdher (NID Ahmedabad), Dr D.Udayakumar (Head, Dept of Design, IIT Guwahati) a

Typography Society of India. Online Lecture Series

Talk No:7.  Speaker: Anup Gupta, Managing Editor, Integrations with HT Media Ltd. Delhi. Date: 26th September 2020, Saturday. Time: 5:00pm Topic:  Redesign of Hindustan Times - First Voice. Last Word. Recording of the talk is available at: About the speaker: Sri. Anup Gupta is a graduate of Applied Art from College of Art, Delhi. With more than three decades of work experience in the publishing industry, Anup Gupta had the privilege of working with India Today, Economic Times, Business Today, Business Standard, Business World, India Today Group Online, Times of India, Mint and Hindustan Times. He has been instrumental in designing and redesigning some of these publications where he has also built and managed the design competency.  Anup is presently the Managing Editor, Integrations with HT Media Ltd and is a member of a core group that is spearheading a major change at the Hindustan Times by implementing an integrated newsroom. Leading the editorial tra