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Fatema Barot Mota

Sr. Art Director, LEGO Systems A/S in Vejle

Introduction to Devanagiri - Indian writing script

PRESENTED ON SEP 18, 2018
IN VEJLE @ VOL 2

Fatema Barot Mota gives us a short introduction to how the structure of Indian written script Devnagiri is different from Latin scripts. She also explains how the Indian alphabets work together in the Abugida system.

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New Alphabet Letters Based on Chinese Characters

BY RYO SHIMIZU
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Ryo showcases some of his art projects, with a focus on a beautiful set of alphabet letters based on Chinese characters. (in Japanese)

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Letters on Cuba

BY IAN LYNAM
@ VOL 88 ON JAN 25, 2012

Designer Ian Lynam took a trip to Cuba, and being the typographic obsessor he his, he spent a lot of time taking photos of the typography he spotted in and around the streets he walked.

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Bavarian Dialect

BY STEPHAN ROCKINGER
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 13, 2011

Time for a language lesson. In this presentation, Stephan Rockinger offers a very friendly introduction to the Bavarian dialect. (in German)

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100 Years of an Indian Family

BY SHYAM SRIRAM
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 04, 2013

Shyam Sriram gives a detailed description of his family tree. He also talks about some of the unique cultural traditions found in his family.

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An Indian in the Netherlands

BY VIJAY WAKCHAURE
@ VOL 21 ON JAN 17, 2014

Vijay Wakchaure travelled from his native India to the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands to study for his MBA degree. He had not anticipated that this experience would teach him so much about himself and his culture as well!

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Bookwallah: travelling libraries on Indian trains

BY NIC LOWE
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Nic Lowe tells us about the travelling library he carried across India with other fellow writers. Sharing the adventures that both Inidan and Austrailian writers expeirenced. Riding the trains, and experiencing tough conditions, different ideas, and making friends along the way. 

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Indian Indian!

BY APOORV BAMBA
@ VOL 36 ON NOV 10, 2015

Speaker Apoorv Bamba has travelled to over 24 countries and hosted workshops in eight of them. He truly believes in the essence of learning through interacting with different cultures and people who think differently to others. Apoorv will share his journey of growing with each country he lived in share some key insights of being an Indian expat living in South Africa for two years

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India: An Incredible Heritage

BY MEETA KEDIA
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 19, 2017

Meeta Kedia discusses why India is an Incredible Heritage in this PK talk that covers topics of family, arranged marriage and Indian customs. "There is never a concept of a babysitter or day care. Since many people stay under the same roof, you have somebody or the other to take care of your child and there is NEVER a day you don't get a home cooked food."

Meeta is a guest artist at the Krasl Art Center and also works as a substitute teacher in Edustaff. She is a committee member and  Treasurer at Southwest Michigan India Association, a non-profit organisation based in Saint Joseph, Michigan. She is also the founder and Director at MA Universal Corp Inc,USA, a consultancy organisation.

Meeta holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration & Commerce, an Associate Member  of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI), a professional degree related to company law matters. Having interest in gems and stones, she also has a certified from The Gemological Institute of America(GIA).

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A Man of Letters and Text

BY ABI HUYNH
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Abi shared his journey with us through school and discovering his love of text. He designed and developed the poster and font for this edition's post.