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