Aksharyog: Tribute to Prof R.K. Joshi on his birth anniversary

Prof R K Joshi (1936-2008) was a calligrapher, poet, designer, researcher and academician. Some of his notable works include the symbols and logos for Welcome Group, Punjab National Bank, CEAT tyres, India Post, Chimanlals, Default fonts for Microsoft etc. He was a professor at IDC, IIT Bombay and mentored generations of designers. His former students and colleagues will be sharing their memories about his on 22nd Feb, his birth anniversary. Speakers include Achyut Palav, VInay Saynekar, Santosh Kshirsagar, S.K. Mohanty, Tarun Deep Girdher, D.Udayakumar, G.V. Sreekumar etc. More info at: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/typography/font-list/mangal, https://gvsree.blogspot.com/2008/02/death-of-type.html, https://web.archive.org/web/20101213105621/http://atypi.org/30_past_conferences/06_Lisbon/30_program/40_speakers/view_person_html?personid=407, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_K_Joshi, https://www.dsource.in/showcase/professor-r-k-joshi/interview, http://luc.devroye.org/fonts-38028.html


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