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TypoDay 2023
26th, 27th & 28th October 2023
Department of Applied Arts, FoVA, BHU, Banaras

Typography Day will be held for the sixteenth time on 26th, 27th and 28th of October 2023 hosted by Department of Applied Arts, Faculty of Visual Arts Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (BHU Varanasi) in collaboration with the IDC School of Design (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya.

The theme for this year’s event is ‘The Sacred and Typography’.

The event will feature workshops on Typography and Calligraphy followed by conference dedicated to ‘Sacred and Typography’. The international conference will be devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators. The conference includes presentations by invited keynote speakers, eminent academicians, industry professionals, research scholars and students. The event will also host an exhibition of selected posters from the Poster Design Competition.

The event is planned over three days:
Day 1: Workshops on Typography + Typography Quiz

Day 2 & 3: Conference focusing on ‘The Sacred and Typography’ + Meet on ‘Research in Typography’ / ‘Type Design Critique Session’

Day 1 & 3: Exhibition of Poster Design Competition + Exhibition of Typographic works from Design Schools + Typographic Installations

The Conference will focus on the following issues:
– Experiments and Explorations in typography
– Cross-cultural typography
– typography
– Typography design with multilingual scripts
– Typography design in native (indigenous) Scripts
– Typography design within local contexts
– Research activities in typography
– Use of Technologies in design of typefaces
– Education in local language typography

Workshops on Typography and Calligraphy:
12 strands of full day workshops on 26th of October 2023

List of Speakers – Keynote, Vision, Academics, Industry, etc.:
25 Speakers from 8 countries are presenting on 27th and 28th of October 2023:

Poster Design Competition Results:
Declaration of Poster Results: 23rd September 2023

Registration for the conference Open:

Contact Information:
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Mr. Chetan Bhuj (Mob: +91 9769577540)
Ms. Shivangi Gupta (Mob: +91 9889334280/ 8318051339)
Typography Day 2023
Email: [email protected]

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