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Quote by Subhas Chandra Bose

On the occasion of Netaji’s Birthday, Famous quotes by Subhas Chandra Bose.

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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Qoutes
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National Integration Council Logo- Benoy Sarkar

National Integration Council Logo

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National Integration Council Logo by Binoy Sarkar

National Integration Council logo was designed by iconic designer Benoy Sarkar. An alumni of National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, Mr. Sarkar who was blessed with teachings from legendary graphic designers like Paul Rand at Yale University while doing his masters. The National Integration Council originated in a conference convened by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1961. The purpose was to find ways to counter problems that were dividing the country including attachment to specific communities, castes, regions and languages. Now it is a body under Ministry of Home.

For more details find Biography and work of Mr. Benoy Sarkar.

Meaning of National Integration Council Logo

The logo is iconic, depicting people joining hands to integrate and assimilate ideas. The efforts aims to propagate a secular, equal and strong socio-economic and political fraternity in India. These values are enhanced visually by the use of the national tri-colour palette of Indian flag.(Source: D’source, IIT Bombay)

Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs- Curve

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Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs

Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs

India has a rich tradition of festivals and for festivals,  Rangoli Designs will be an integral part of celebrations. You can find many posts on Rangoli Designs on my blog like World’s Largest Rangoli. Making Rangoli Designs is a part Indian Culture and is being followed since many years. Basically Rangoli Designs are created using colours sand, flower petals, rice, flour etc. They are drawn on the floors, courtyards, grounds. One of the types of Rangoli is called as Sankar Bharti Rangoli. It is a the most popular in Maharashtra. On many occasions like Ganesha Festival, Diwali we create Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs.

How to draw Sanskar Bharti Rangoli

A very special technique is followed to draw Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs. It is drawn using either three or five fingers to create beautiful patterns and Curves. Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Design with five fingers is called as ‘Paach Boti’ meaning (Five Fingers).It has unique style to draw borders, circles, curves and patterns. You can search for many VDOs on Sanskar Bharti Designs for detailed procedures.

Self-studying Design and Other Things — Lost Civilizations

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After graduating from college almost two years ago (damn it, I feel so old), I made a personal vow to never stop learning. I enrolled myself in an Intro to Finance class in Coursera (from design to finance – go figure), and I made it through the end, except for one little thing: the Final Exam […]

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6 Easy Online Tools to Make Beautiful Photo Quotes

This week I tried to post something new and interesting about ‘How to Design Our Own Photo Quotes Easily’. In the last few posts, I have explained briefly about the free online easy tools with some examples of Photo Quotes. Today I would love to summerise the work of the whole week. If few photos on Nature Photography has touched you, please feel free to visit my photography portfolio Photolia.

Free Online Tools to Make Picture Quotes Online

  • Font Meme : A resource for fonts & typography. We can use thier text  generator.
  • Canva : A complete package of graphic design for web and print also.
  • Pixteller: For any image design it can be easily used.
  • Recite: Just type the quote and get the final design from 25+ templates.
  • Behappy: Offers very basic typographic design but you can sell your quotes here.
  • Pikiz: Also a complete package for graphic design, similar to canva.

I will recommend to try out all of these and choose the most easy to use.

Famous Quotes about Nature: Earth

The Earth Laughs in Flowers

The Earth has Music for those Who Listen

The Earth does not belong to Us, We belong to Earth

The Earth provides enough for every man’s need, but not every man’s greed

The Poetry of the Earth is Never Dead

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

If any body would like to share the work please reply in the comment. Thanks for making this week more beautiful like the quotes and photos.

Further to refer in this series,

 

How to Create Own Photo Quotes Using CANVA

This week I got a chance of learning ‘How to Design Our Own Photo Quotes Easily’. In last few posts, I have explained briefly about the free online resource, some examples of Photo Quotes. Today I would love to add one more online tool for making photo quote. Adding some more examples this week’s Photo Challenge. Photographs are taken from my photography portfolio Photolia.

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

The photo chosen is converted into beautiful photo quote by using Canva and Font MemeFont Meme. These both tools are free to use online. I am thankful to Sonia and Prakash Hegade for mentioning about these tools for quote design.

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Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

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How to Create Your Own Photo Quotes Easily

Adding some more examples in Earth, this week’s Photo Challenge. Photographs taken from my photography portfolio Photolia, are converted into beautiful photo quotes.The quote chosen is, ‘The Earth does not belong to Us, We belong to Earth’

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

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Insect Photography

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

Continue reading “How to Create Your Own Photo Quotes Easily”

How to Make Designs Visually Powerful Learn From Massimo Vignelli

Post Card Project: Massimo Vignelli Who Believed, Design is One

Thanksgiving letters addressed to legendary designers for continuing source of inspiration for every designer including me. Have shared my learning inspired from their work. The medium used is Indian Post Card costing ₹ 0.5 only. The project has hand drawn illustrations digitised and printed at home on Post Cards. More read about the project:  Project Post Card on Behance.

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Post Card: A Letter Written to Massimo Vignelli

Letter to Mr. Massimo Vignelli

Continue reading “How to Make Designs Visually Powerful Learn From Massimo Vignelli”

Memories of R K Laxman on World Cartoonists Day

 

Remembering R K Laxman

 

May 5, is celebrated as World Cartoonists Day in the memory of publishing of the first ever colour cartoon, The Yellow Kid in 1895. On his 94th Birth anniversary posted about website showcasing R K Laxman’s cartoons and books. A great salute to an Indian cartoonist,  Illustrator, and humorist, R K Laxman  who created common man in 1951. Google had also paid tribute to R K Laxman a Google Doodle on R K Laxman.  Interested can read more about the post on R K Laxman.

How to know the source of all great ideas: Paul Rand

Post Card Project: Paul Rand – one of the originators of the Swiss Style of graphic design

Thanksgiving letters addressed to legendary designers for continuing source of inspiration for every designer including me. Have shared my learning inspired from their work. The medium used is Indian Post Card costing ₹ 0.5 only. The project has hand drawn illustrations digitised and printed at home on Post Cards. More read about the project:  Project Post Card on Behance.

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Post Card: A Letter Written to Paul Rand

Letter to Mr. Paul Rand

Continue reading “How to know the source of all great ideas: Paul Rand”

Need to Know How to Get Wonderful Abstract Photos

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Abstract Photo: Playing With Shutter Speed

Definition of Abstract Photography

Abstract Photography is not hard to job but getting good abstract is not an easy job! As the word abstract is, the definition of abstract photography is also not having the exact definition. But for the definition, it is a photography which does not represent the subject in a literal way. And is communicated primarily through shape, form, colour, pattern, texture and curves rather than image detail.

Already defining abstract photography, now we will see some ways to get wonderful abstract photos by simple techniques.

How to do Abstract Photography

Continue reading “Need to Know How to Get Wonderful Abstract Photos”

Abstract-Surface and Light

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Abstract Photography-Artificial Light

In continuation with the previous posts about,

Famous Abstract Photographers

Continue reading “Abstract-Surface and Light”

Abstract – Macro

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Abstract Photo by Using Macro

Already defined abstract photography in the post on Abstract- Close Up. Now we will see some ways to get abstract photos.

How to do Abstract Photography

As its conceptual and experimental photography, we can get the Abstract  images by,

  • A soft focus close-up of an object
  • Shooting the surface only
  • Macro photography
  • Looking for patterns, textures, lines
  • Grab the attention by colours
  • Blurring Images
  • Shooting subtle shadows
  • Playing with shutter speed

There will be much more techniques and tricks, one can explore while playing with a camera.

Kolam: Computing and Cosmology -2

Part-II: Connecting Kolam (Rangoli) and Spirituality by Beloo Mehra

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CONTINUED FROM PART 1 History of Kolam Creating paintings on a natural surface has a really ancient history in India, as evidenced by the Bhimbetka frescoes that are at least 15, 000 years o…

Source: Kolam:Computing and Cosmology within Indian Art (by Shivoham) – Part 2

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Part-I: Connecting Kolam (Rangoli) and Spirituality by Beloo Mehra

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An attempt, a drawing half-done is the world’s life; Its lines doubt their concealed significance, Its curves join not their high intended close. Yet some first image of greatness trem…

Source: Kolam: Computing and Cosmology within Indian Art (by Shivoham) – Part 1

Save Water Rangoli- May be a New World Record!

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New World Record: Save Water Rangoli Jalgaon (Source: Sakal)

Save Water Rangoli

Students are drawing biggest Rangoli for social message through Rangoli. Last week it was College of Engineering Pune (COEP) students made a largest Social Message Rangoli on different subjects and attempted a World Record! On April 10, 2016, Irrigation Department, Jain Irrigation Systems, Neer Foundation and YIN Sakal collaboratively made a Rangoli to give the social message through Save Water Rangoli. The words say ‘Jal Hai To Kal Hai’ meaning, If there is water there is Future! This may break the record of COEP Rangoli attempted just a week before. This may be now a new Guinness World Record for the category World’s Largest Floating Image/ Rangoli Pattern. Some of the key information on this historical event,

Theme: Save Water Rangoli

Organizations Involved in this Social Rangoli: Collaboratively-Irrigation Department, Jain Irrigation Systems, Neer Foundation and YIN Sakal

Participants in this Social Rangoli: About 750 Students

Time taken for Save Water Rangoli: 40 minutes only

Area Covered by Biggest Rangoli: 28, 000 square metre

Venue of the Biggest Rangoli: Jalgaon, Maharashtra

Beti Bachao Rangoli Social Message through World record

Beti Bachao Rangoli

This is in continuation with COEP’s World’s Largest Rangoli , I thought I should mention the efforts of other people in these attempts of making world record and spreading awareness about the social issues through art. Social Message Rangoli ‘Save the Girl Child’ along with the logo of Beti Bachao Campaiagn was on display at Singrauli.

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Beti Bachao Rangoli- World’s Second Largest Rangoli at Singrauli (Source: Golden Book of World Records)

On April 14, 2013, Collector of Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh Mr. Manickam Selvendranand and Tejinder Sing from Sheela Foundation Singrauli made history with the Guinness World Record for the category of  World’s Largest Floating Image Rangoli Pattern. This was not only for making the record but to pass on the social message ‘Save the Girl Child’. Some of the key information on this record,

Theme of Social Message Rangoli: Save the Girl Child, Beti Bachao Campaign Logo

Who were the Participants: Students (About 1500)

Time taken: 02 hours

Venue: Northern Coalfields Limited Stadium, Jhingurdah at Singrauli

Area Covered by Rangoli: 22, 863 square metre

Rangoli used: 50,000 kg

Other Records Made: Golden Book of World Records, India Book of Records

Great Efforts by the TEAM!

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Singrauli District Admins at World’s Second Largest Rangoli (Source: Guinness World Records)

World’s Largest Rangoli

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World Record Rangoli is in Pune (Source: Pune News)

On April 2, 2016, College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) attempted Guinness World Record the category World’s Largest Floating Image/ Rangoli Pattern. They called it as Prajyot. Some of the key information on this historical event,

Theme: Peace and Harmony

Participants: COEP students, staff, NGOs (More than 1200)

Guidance and training: Abhinav Kala Bharti

Time taken: 02 hours

Area Covered by Rangoli: 28, 000 square metre

Venue: COEP College Ground, Pune

Approximate Budget: About Rs. 10, 00, 000/-

Congratulations to the TEAM for this!

I Saw Design… Articles

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Informative post from my fellow Blogger Celena on her blog Lost Civilizations

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(Note: I spent my entire commute home thinking of a title for this post and I’m super proud of what I came up with, okay. Except it turns out a lot of people have thought of this punny phrase…

Source: I Saw Design… Articles

Mastheads-Leading News Papers-UK

d posted earlier on Mastheads of leading Indian Newspapers, Australian Newspapers. For my network of lovely people from UK, for the visual treat, adding mastheads of top ranked newspapers in United Kingdom.

A nameplate of publication is a designed title as it appears on the front page or cover. The term name plate is mainly used in America. It is also called as Masthead in the United Kingdom and many other Commonwealth Nations. In lay man’s terms it is also called as logos of newspapers.

The Sun

 

The Sun Masthead Logo of Newspapers
The Sun Logo

            

 

Daily Mail

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Daily Mail Logo

Metro

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Metro Logo

Evening Standard

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London Evening Standard Logo

Daily Mirror

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Daily Mirror Logo

Daily Telegraph

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The Daily Telegraph Logo

Daily Star

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Daily Star Logo

Daily Express

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Daily Express Logo

The Times

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The Times Logo

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One Love Warli Art

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Warli Art- Creative Backdrop For Birthday 

One Love from the Indian Tribal Art- Warli. This has been demonstrated by Adivasi since ages. Noe it is quite popular and emerged as one of the forms of art. Artists like Jivya Mashe (Written about him in separate post: Jivya Mashe-Indian Warli Art) really took this art form of Warli to the world and at next level through his many national and international exhibitions. We tried this on 6 feet x 18 feet white clothe for a backdrop during the first birthday of my daughter Venu. Dung is applied on the clothe and then by using white colours the composition is illustrated. Me and my brother enjoyed while making this! This interesting method of preparing Warli is explained on D’source, IIT Bombay Website.

INVENTIONS BY WOMEN

Forgot to reblog on International Women’s Day

Kamal Kothari

Friends, on this Women’s Day am happy to share this post received on email from a friend. Its a tribute to all the wonderful women who gave us these inventions which are so useful in our daily lives. Each of these inventions is a gem but I must eternally be thankful and be grateful to the Mesopotamian women who gave us all the the gift of Beer 🙂
(I am also grateful to the folks who have shared these lovely accompanying pics below, dont know them so cant acknowledge )
INVENTIONS / CREATIONS BY WOMEN
1. The Car Heater
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We all owe our thanks to Margaret A Wilcox who invented the car heater in 1893!
(Margaret also invented a combined clothes and dishwasher)2.  Monopoly
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This popular board game was designed by Elizabeth Magie in 1904, originally called the Landlord’s Game. The purpose of this game was to expose the…

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Women in Design

On the eve of International Women’s Day from BALASUBRAMANIAM

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Today is International Women’s Day. Women have a way of bringing new nuances to whatever they do. It’s the same in Design. Women designers have brought such richness to the profession i…

Source: Women in Design

Jivya Soma Mashe -Indian Warli Art

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Warli Painting by Jiya Soma Mashe (Source: Wikipedia)

Jivya Soma Mashe

Jivya Soma Mashe is the face of Indian tribal art called Warli. He took this form of art made during the rituals of adivasi to the higher level and spread all over the World. His exhibitions were held in France, Germany, Italy and USA. Jivya Soma Mashe has also joint exhibition with Richard Long- Famous English Sculptor and Land Artist. Jivya Soma Mashe, a legendary Warli artist received Padma Shree for his contribution to this form of art in 2011.

Tried to connect with this great artist with following online presence of his works,

  1. Jiya Mashe’s Blogs: JIVYA SOMA MASHEThe legendary artist of the Warli tribe 
  2. Blog on Indian Warli Art, Website for compiled Warli Art
  3. Joint Exhibition with Nek Chand Saini
  4. Richard Long and Jivya Soma Mashe An Encouter in India, 2003
  5. Wikipedia Page of Jivya Soma Mashe
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Jiya Soma Mashe and Richard Long (Source: long-mashe.blogspot.in)

FIORI DI COMO – Glass ART

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Fiori di Como by Chihuly

Source: Chihuly Studio

What is Fiori di Como

Fiori di Como installed in 1998 at Bellagio Resort, Las Vegas. The great art work by  Dale Chihuly, an American glass sculptor. His installations and art works are created by manual blown glass. Fiori Di Como is a ceiling sculpture of 2,000 hand-blown glass blossoms by Dale Chihuly that hangs in the Resort’s lobby! It covers about 2000 square feet of ceiling. We can imagine the volume of the work and number of people involved in making such a beautiful installation. Actual installation can experienced in a VDO on Fiori di Como on You tube.

Chihuly’s other artworks and installations can be found at his website and in a VDO there. We can visit the Chihuly Workshop, a place for experimentation, studio editions and publishing his artworks. Get some art and designs inspiration from Chihuly.

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Dale Chihuly Glass Artist (Source: Chihuly Studio)

PS: This post is inspired by the Post from my new friend on her blog Instareads. Thanks to her for introducing me such great personality! 

Padma awards for Design

Need to be thought on what A BALASUBRAMANIAM has said. I strongly support the point he has made in this post!

Design thoughts

Today’s list of Padma awards are out and there is no designer, still, in the list. I blogged about this, last year as well. The government finds it fit to recognise Ajay Devgn’s work as worthy of an award but not any of the design stalwarts, who used design to bring about long-lasting changes in society and the profession. To provoke a discussion on the subject, I present here, my list of Padma awards, deserving for design. This is of course, only the beginning. There may many more that I may have missed.

H Kumar Vyas, Design Educator, Ahmedabad kumarvyasH Kumar Vyas deserves a Padma award for pioneering Design education in this country and giving a distinct Indian touch to the curriculum that was launched at NID, when the design programmes began. He continues to influence and contribute to design education, through his books and research.

M P Ranjan : Design…

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Classic Logos of India -6

Operation Flood

Operation Flood Symbol for National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), was designed by Vikas Satwalekar, National Institute of Design (NID) in 1970-71.

The drop logo symbolizes the Operation Flood movement started by Verghese Kurien for NDDB. The White Revolution changed the face of dairy functioning in India, giving livelihood to thousands of milkmen in Anand. The timeless simplicity of the drop signifies the value of milk, its sustenance by and for people of India, making India the largest producer of milk in the world. (Source: D’source, IIT Bombay)

Read more about Operation Flood. For further details: Biography Prof. Vikas Satwalekar

Alphabet – Hand Lettering – Quote

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The last day of this week’s challenge which gave me a wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posted few works using chalk on the wall, Rangoli Designs through out the week. The last entry for Alphabet which is the inspiring quote in Hindi Lettering. The lines say, “Work is Difficult hence worth Doing, Otherwise ordinary works are done by All”. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page.  Also find some interesting photos in my entries to weekly photo challenges.

Callipatterns

 

Calligraphy Dnyaneshwar Muley.jpgBasics Strokes of Devnagari Calligraphy creating beautiful patterns called CalliPatterns. All the strokes are transformed in a round shape to indicate unity. Though not tried here, some other basic shapes like rectangle, square will also create beauty. Some more transformations can be viewed at CalliPatterns.

Masthead of Newspapers in Australia

A nameplate of publication is a designed title as it appears on the front page or cover. The term nameplate is mainly used in America. It is also called as Masthead in the United Kingdom and many other Commonwealth nations. For the visual treat of the users just adding mastheads of some top ranked Australian Newspapers.

Herald Sun

Herald Sun Masthead

The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph Masthead

The Courier-Mail

The courier mail Masthead

The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald Masthead Continue reading “Masthead of Newspapers in Australia”

Logo Designs of Typoday

Typoday also called as Typography Day started as a part of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2008. First version of typoday was Jointly organised by Industrial Design Center (IDC) and India Design Association (InDeAs). Each version focuses on certain theme about typography, its users, education and applications.

This is the biggest event for typography learners, professionals to get together with renowned Typographers of India and across the World. For outreach of the typography, Poster design competition, Exhibitions, Seminars, Presentations are organised by host institute. Organizers also started logo design competition in 2014.

Themes of the typoday year wise are-

Year Theme
2016 Typography and Education
2015 Typography, Sensitivity and Fineness
2014 Typography and Culture
2013 Display Typography
2012 Typography in Publication Design
2011 Typography and Expression
2010 Typography and Identity
2009 Typography and New Media
2008 Indian Languages

Here just compiled all the versions of typoday logos since 2008.

TypoDay-2016 Logo Design

The results of Typoday 2016 logo design competition are announced and winning entry is from Sukanta Paul, Pearl Academy, Delhi.

All other entries of runner up can be found at Typoday Website. It is the best fest for the typographers, beginners of typography and calligraphy. This year is ninth version of the event and it is being hosted by Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru. You can block your dates, 25th to 27th February 2016. It is in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya. You can visit the website for more information on Typoday.

You can browse here for some more resources on Logo Design.

Resource for Logo Design

In response to Today’s Theme ‘Teach Your (Bloggers) Well’
I would love to re-blog the old post on resource for logo design, any learner can have good idea by visiting the links embedded in the post. I hope it will teach well

Teach Your (Bloggers) Well

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Author compiles a list of quality resources that can help you to learn more about everything related to logo design. It addresses all the doubts related to

  1. Need a good logo
  2. Software to use
  3. Colours and Fonts

More than 400 links and resources on logo design.

Design Guide

Information about logo design and typographyThe Logo Design Guide is organized the into chapters compiling various aspects of logo design that make good logo or else turn into bad. It also lists some of the creative techniques to follow. Lastly it focuses on technical back ground required for post processes like printing.

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R K Laxman- A Common man-To laugh and make others laugh

 

Remembering R K Laxman

 

Today is 94th Birth anniversary of R K Laxman full name, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman oh!! Simply R K Laxman. An Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist, R K Laxman  who created common man in 1951. Google pays tribute to R K Laxman by today’s Google Doodle on RK Laxman

His great work is compiled by his daughter in law Usha Laxman and granddaughter Rimanika Laxman. The website is online now, you can have a look at this online storyboard.

Great artist, who had Bal Thackeray as a fellow cartoonist, once said about his common man, “He’s been with me throughout my career. I did not find him. He found me… I would say he symbolises the mute millions of India, or perhaps the whole world, a silent spectator of marching time.”

 

Moods of a Common Man

 

You can like ‘Tribute to Legendary Cartoonist’ on Tumblr

Language Panel on Notes

10 rupeesWas just curious about how many languages are there on Indian notes. Here is some information extracted from RBI website for ten rupees note.

There are fifteen Indian languages on almost all notes, excluding English and Hindi. This clearly indicates how India is rich in culture and heritage. These are only official languages but there are many more languages exist in India since last centuries. The language panel of Indian Currency also depicts the ‘Unity in Diversity’. Following table shows how a rupee is written in different languages and pronounced in Marathi. Added small drop of knowledge by sharing this information.

Written  Pronunciation  Languages
টকা टोका आसामीज
টাকা टका बंगाली
રૂપિયો गुजराती  रूपियो
روپے रोपिह काश्मिरी
रुपया रुपया कोंकणी
രൂപ रूपा मलयालम
रुपया रुपया मराठी
रुपैयाँ रुपैयाँ नेपाली
ଟଙ୍କା टंका ओरिया
ਰੁਪਈਆ रुपिया पंजाबी
रूप्यकम् रूप्यकम् संस्कृत
ரூபாய் रुपाई तमिळ
రూపాయి रुपाई तेलुगु
روپے रुपय उर्दू

 

DZine

zine (an abbreviation of fanzine, or magazine) is the most commonly a small circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images usually reproduced via photocopier. Seen some exciting zines!

DIY Guides and Other Zines are available for Download.

Barnard Zine Collection compiles various genres of Zines.

Different Forms of Art

Last night seen the Ebru VDO on YouTube which lead to inspiration for compilation of information on different forms of Art with different combinations of colors and substrates. I know that there may be many webpages compiling the information, but I want to visit different sources of information and compile then briefly. Through this it will be comprehensive information and good collection of the different forms. This will be continuous activity to post here on different forms of ART.

The readers are requested to suggest, comment and provide additional info.

Will start with Ebru as it ignited the mind.

Ebru also called as paper marbling.

Digital Collection of Marbled Paper mainly from Europe, at University of Washington. Some of the collections on fantasy marbled papers in digital collection in the library.

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Free book on Paper Marbling all the tips and tricks of years marbling paper, Download.

Classification of Ebru in Turkey

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Suminagashi is Japanese art making from marbled papers.

You can browse some Resources and DIY online.

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Design Education Blogs

Design Education

Browsed some of the blogs which discuss the design education in detail.

Prof M. P Ranjan has Design for India blog and offers many books, Papers, Interactive Media to download at this blog. Thank you Professor, for sharing such valuble information and design thinking. He also shares the information categorically on Independent academia. You can also have thoughts by different contributors mainly on Design Concepts and Concerns. It takes quality time to read these blogs and think over them and to implement in the field while actually working on Design Problems.

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