54: India’s type hero - R.K. Joshi (Audiogyan turns 3)
R.K. Joshi was born in Kolhapur in 1936 and passed away on 5 February 2008, leaving behind a rich tradition of advertising, love of alphabets, poetry, teaching, calligraphy, type design and many more. One of his important contributions is designing the core Indian fonts used in Microsoft Windows.
- Who is this immortal R.K. Joshi for our new age designers?
- His tryst/passion with types and passion for letterforms?
- His top 5 contributions to the world of arts & top 5 to the world of Type design in India
- His contribution in the field of design education?
- Who were his main influences like Arrighi and more, in India and outside?
- Any personal ah-ha moments with him during your association/stories?
- What was his vision for Indian type or calligraphy industry?
- His thoughts on multilingual types considering his outlook towards India?
- Any story behind designing the Adi Shankaracharya stamp?
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