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Typography Aced by Anagha Narayanan
Typography designer Anagha Narayanan of Universal Thirst wins the SOTA Catalyst Award 2020. By Amiya Hisham The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) which celebrates the original work of young typographic artists under the age of 25 conferred its SOTA Catalyst Award to 23-year old Indian-type artist Anagha Narayanan of the Universal Thirst Type Foundry this year. She was selected for her impressive portfolio on Indic typefaces by a jury comprising Kristine Arth, KouroshBeigpour, Rachel Elnar, Caren Litherland, and Juan Villanueva. In addition to SOTA, she has also been listed by Sharp Type this year for typographic excellence.
The Tree House School
Valentino Gareri envisions a school for the post COVID times by scaling up the area and immersing it in nature. While schools have slowly started reopening, the chances of contact and spread are a threat to the smooth functioning of education institutions leaving many parents and even educators in a flux. Now more than ever, the pandemic has highlighted the importance of designing buildings where the relationship with nature is reinforced.