with Shiva Nallaperumal
Shiva Nallaperumal will talk about the global nature of type design collaboration, focusing on Labyrinth, an experimental typeface design inspired by ancient Kufic calligraphy, created in collaboration with with Tal Leming and Typotheque.
About Shiva Nallaperumal
Shiva Nallaperumal is a Graphic Designer, Type Designer & Illustrator from India. He has worked with a wide range of international clients designing Identity Systems, Exhibitions, Publications, Type Specimens and Typefaces. He has published typefaces with Lost Type Co-Op and the Indian Type Foundry. in 2015 he won the prestigious Catalyst Award from the Society of Typographic Aficionados at Typecon 2015, Denver, and in 2017 was selected as one of Forbes India’s 30 Under 30, the first type designer to do so.
An alumni of DJAD, Coimbatore (Communication Design, 2013) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore (MFA Graphic Design, 2015), Shiva worked for a year as a type and graphic designer at the Indian Type Foundry (ITF), Ahmedabad. He previously interned at Pentagram (Abbott Miller’s team, 2014) and Grandmother India (2012).