DJAD alumnus Shiva in Forbes India 30 under 30 list, 2017

DJAD Alumnus Shiva Nallaperumal is named as one of this year’s 30 under 30, 2017 list by the esteemed Forbes India Magazine. First type designer to grab the title!

He did his graduate communication design from DJ Academy of Design and later did a masters in fine arts from MICA in 2015, where he was taught by graphic design stalwarts like Abbott Miller, Ellen Lupton and genius typographer Tal Leming.

At 24, Nallaperumal is the youngest Indian recipient of the SOTA (The Society of Typographic Aficionados) Catalyst Award. The prize recognises individuals, 25 years or under, who demonstrate significant achievement and future promise in the field of typography. Nallaperumal’s thesis project at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), USA, where he designed four typefaces, won him this honour in 2015.

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Posted on 03/02/2017