Friday, June 29, 2012

Gangs of Wasseypur | Indie Films

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Artist Amitesh Shrivastava

"My recent works examine globalization and its effect on people and the
environment. I am particularly interested in different characteristics of livingbeings, their moods and their relationship to the environment in whichthey have been placed. Space, light and forms as well as their growth anddevelopment are my concerns. There is a keen interest in showing bodyattachments and enhancements with the figures represented within the frame,giving them an almost spinning, moving quality while they are engaged inconversation. The viewer may thus enter and be a part of this ongoing activityand conversation." - Amitesh Shrivastava

Monday, June 11, 2012

The Hinglish Project

Welcome to 'The Hinglish Project'. Through this unique font design, you can tell the phonetic sound of a Hindi character by looking at the corresponding Roman letter superimposed on it. 

Hindi is written in the Devanagri script, which has many more characters than the English alphabet. This font, then, cannot teach you how to read words as they are spelt in Hindi, but its aim is to demystify individual letters in its script and make India more approachable. 

Despite the superficial distinctiveness of English and Hindi, the two borrow from the same phonetic pool - they both belong to the Indo-European group of languages. This font design playfully highlights these commonalities. To quote a now-popular phrase, "We're same same, but different!" 
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