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SOTA Catalyst Award 2017


Communication Design




SOTA Catalyst

Ramakrishna completed his UG Diploma in Communication Design In 2015 from DJAD. He is the Second DJADian to have won the prestigious SOTA Catalyst Award. (The Society of Typographic Aficionados) He had achieved this accomplishment in 2017. Created in 2010, the award recognizes a person 25 years of age or younger who demonstrates significant achievement and future promise in the field of typography.

Ramakrishna designed a few Indic scripts, including Coorg Kannada, Coorg Kannada Sans, and a Latin type design. In collaboration with ITF colleagues Jonny Pinhorn and Nikhil Ranganathan, he worked on the Telugu and Kannada extensions for the ITF typeface Akhand. A panel of judges comprised of notable and experienced professionals selected Ramakrishna Saiteja from among numerous talented and brilliant young creative people from all over the world.