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What You Need to Know About Font Licenses

A brief introduction to the evolution of typography and why you should buy fonts

Words: Tanya George

September 18, 2019

Visual culture

What Happens to the Gig Posters When the Music Dies Down?

A new online archive catalogues the artistic posters made for music gigs in India

Words: Sabah Virani

September 10, 2019

Visual culture

Gaysi’s New Zine Relooks at the Scope of Horror

Plus five queer zines that you ought to have

Words: Sabah Virani

September 6, 2019

Visual culture

Eye Candy: Peering into Black Holes with Tasneem Amiruddin

Like a mango dolly in the middle of summer, this artist’s illustrations are light and full of joy

Words: Jessica Jani

September 3, 2019

Visual culture

Meet the Indian Illustrators behind GIF Stickers on Instagram

What goes into making the GIF stickers that elevate Instagramming rituals

Words: Jessica Jani

August 8, 2019

Visual culture

Eye Candy: Queer Women, Cats & Calcutta with Reya Ahmed

On the need for inclusive narratives, finding inspiration, and how art shapes our realities

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

August 2, 2019

Visual culture

Judging Pulp Fiction Books by their Covers

A look at the luridly eccentric world of Indian pulp fiction cover art

Words: Jessica Jani

July 10, 2019

Visual culture

Why Regional Indian Scripts Need More Typefaces

A case for diverse typeface design for all

Words & Illustration: Tanya George

July 5, 2019

Visual culture

Design for Play: A Board Game on Democracy

Shasn, from the folks at Memesys Culture Lab, aims to make political conversation more fun

June 20, 2019

Visual culture

What Does it Mean to be a Bystander?

Over 50 South Asian graphic storytellers come together for a new book that questions what it means to be an ally and a feminist

Words: Jessica Jani

May 9, 2019

Visual culture

Why the World’s Most Popular Font Needed a Makeover

Helvetica Now is the latest chapter in the font’s six-decade-long story

Words: Tanya George

April 29, 2019

Visual culture

Type Design, 3D Art & More with Khyati Trehan

The graphic designer on how her schooling shaped her creative journey, how her mum’s favourite ice-cream flavour influenced her work, and how she transforms memories into visual art

April 2, 2019

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