Anagha Narayanan
 

TYPE

Ilai


TYPE

Garnish


TYPE

Sharp Earth Devanagari


POSTER

The National


BRANDING

All Kind Studio


EDITORIAL

Your Highness


BRANDING

Aditi Candles


EDITORIAL

Black Foundry Catalogue [SOON]



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Anagha Narayanan is an Indian typeface designer based in France. She graduated from EsadType, Amiens in 2023 and previously worked with Black Foundry, Universal Thirst and Sharp Type. Anagha is the recipient of the SOTA Catalyst Award 2020 and has been listed on Women of Typographic Excellence by Malee Scholarship. Her typeface Ilai released with Universal Thirst was honored with the prestigious Best of Discipline - Type Design award as a part of the TDC69 Certificate of Excellence, and was shortlisted for the D&AD Awards. Her work is driven by the profound connection between type design, culture, and history.

Say hi, reach out at anagha.narayanan24[at]gmail.com



Previously

Part-time Archivist and Cataloger at ÉSAD, Amiens
Typeface Designer at Universal Thirst, Bangalore
Typeface Design Intern at Black[Foundry], Paris


Education

DNSEP Master’s [Graphic Design at ÉSAD, Amiens]
Post-Diploma [Typeface Design at EsadType, Amiens]
Undergraduate Diploma [Communication Design at DJAD, Coimbatore]


Awards & Recognition

Granshan 2024 2nd Prize
Communication Arts 2024

D&AD 2023 Shortlist
TDC69 Best of Type Design
SOTA Catalyst Award 2020
Malee Scholarship Women of Excellence
50 talented Designers you need to know


Features & Mentions

Type01
Scale Magazine
Page Magazine
Communication Arts
Lovers Magazine
TypeOne Magazine
TDC68 Annual World’s Best Typography
TDC68 Certificate of Excellence Jury
One Club Asia Typography Panel



Specialization

Creation of designs for Latin, Devanagari and Tamil scripts
Designing Indic script companions for existing Latin type families
Expansion and Production of existing type families
Branding and Logotypes


Talks

Typelabs @ Typographics, 2020
Typography Society of India, 2021
Typecon Portland, 2023
Kingston School of Art London, 2024
© 2024 ANAGHA NARAYANAN