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Chandrika Acharya
Professor Sudhakar Nadkarni is a pioneer in design education in India. He introduced the first postgraduate design programme in 1969 at the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and later helped establish the Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology,…
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Chandrika Acharya
The shops, even when small, even when dingy, had big, bright signboards, many-coloured, inventive, accomplished, the work of men with feeling for both Roman and Sanskrit (or Devanagari) letters.  V.S. Naipaul, India: A Million Mutinies Now In heavy tones of black or multicoloured hues, hand-…
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Chandrika Acharya
The streets, roads and lanes of Delhi hold vestiges of vernacular design practices in the form of hand-painted lettering styles.  The regularly encountered signages, whether commercial hoardings of the local kirana (grocery) shop or names of streets, employ a rich variety of lettering techniques.…
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