Calligraphic typesetting exploration of religious scriptures to resurrect the emotional and spiritual connection originally existed in the traditional penmanship

Session 1

Thursday, 30 September 2021

10:30 AM CST – 11:00 AM CST



  • English
Indian calligraphy has a very noble, decorative, and a unique style. Technological evolution promoted cheaper mass-produced printed copies of the same handwritten religious scriptures which led to a drastic decrease in the demand for calligraphy artists and handwritten scriptures. Available printed scriptures have a monotonous typesetting and printing style due to which, people have lost the original emotional connection. This study addresses this issue by collecting adequate data and conducting a screen printing design experiment, to explore the feasibility of offering an absolute alternative to ancient calligraphic scriptures to bring back positive psychological connection.
  • Abhay Verma


    Abhay Verma is an India-based aspiring Visual Designer currently pursuing a Bachelor of Design degree at Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar, Assam, India where he is exploring a diverse range of subjects in the field of digital design.

    He is constantly experimenting in the field of 3D Typography, Type Design, Calligraphy, Augmented Reality and Motion Design

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