Typography – An Essential Element of Design

In 2000 B.C., the brick and mortar industrialists of Mesopotamia had developed a process that made bricks tougher and long lasting than they already were. They made a name for themselves, but faced a peculiar problem – low-quality duplicates of their products had emerged in the market. In order to differentiate from the cheap imitations, …

Colors: Importance in Visual Communication

“……..Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. Just as one can never learn how to paint……” – Pablo Picasso The beautiful world around us is filled with colors. Without color all things around us would have been pale and lifeless. Color is one of the …

Down the rabbit hole!

Most people think of superheroes when they think of Comics & Graphic Novels. But in fact, there are several other genres for fans to enjoy such as horror, humor, romance, childrens’, science fiction, fantasy, action/adventure, alternative/esoteric, manga, and adult comics. This graphic cult has many followers. Some are in love with the characters; some with …

Draupadi goes to America

22 years after Mahabharat- the TV series became a rage in India; renowned comic book writer Grant Morrison and artist Mukesh Singh in America have adapted our historical epic to the graphic novel form in one of their latest ventures, called 18 days.   The thing that bothers me is that people in India still …