The Netherlands might be below sea level, but it’s pretty high up when it comes to design. Inspired by the 20th-century movements, the designs of graphic designer and illustrator Lucky Dubz Trifonas, combine future elements to revolutionise the design world today. He offers us a
A graduate from Willem de Kooning Academy, Lucky Dubz Trifonas is a Rotterdam-based illustrator and graphic designer. Known for visualising concepts into handcrafted characters, human forms and typography, he has worked for international giants like MTV, Nickelodeon, Puma among others.
If it was only about words, we’d only need a word document. Typography is all about solving a problem by also communicating an ambience and character. “It’s about communicating a message
and letterforms are our tools”, says typographer Shiva Nellaperumal. Below he explains his rules to
With a Masters in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Arts, Baltimore, USA, Shiva Nallaperumal designed his first typeface Struktur, which has been released by Ultra Types, Barcelona. He has worked for Grandmother India and Facebook Asia and is now interning with Pentagram.
We’ve seen it happen in English. But typography in Indian languages and scripts is all-together a different word game. “Apart from physical differences, there are different emotions and meanings attached to different languages” says Sabareesh Ravi. Here, he tells us what key points must be
Kshitij Tembe reintroduces the memories of neo-realistic Italian films that contained the impact of World War II. Redesigning the posters of The Bicycle Thief, he attempts to replicate the vibe of that age.
Sabareesh Ravi is an UI Architect, currently working for a UK based digital agency. With a Masters in Graphic Communication (UK) and over 5 years of experience in digital and web agencies, his projects have also been recognised with awards.
Kshitij Tembe is an enthusiast of details. Focusing on aesthetics and practical application, he works on typography and branding.