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  • Picturing Words: Typography as Illustration

Ramanathan, Rathna, 2014, Conference or Workshop, Picturing Words: Typography as Illustration at Picturing Words: Typography as Illustration, Tara Books, Book Building, Chennai, India, 5 August 2014.

Abstract or Description:

This keynote discusses the use of expressive typography as both word and image to tell a story. Using varied case studies from graphic design history to contemporary Indian examples, the talk explores how type can actually convey sound, texture, movement, colour, atmosphere and emotion. This talk was a result of an invited lecture at Book Buildling, the work/exhibition/discussion space of the independent publisher Tara Books.

Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W210 Graphic Design
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W210 Graphic Design > W211 Typography
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W220 Illustration
School or Centre: School of Communication
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2016 12:31
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2016 12:31
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2499

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