Anahat Kaur

Artist and Graphic Designer based out of Basel, Switzerland and Bangalore, India.

CV ︎︎︎

Currently working on ︎︎︎
Unfolding Gurmukhi
Type Design
Pale Blue Dot

TypeWknd2020 ︎︎︎
Evolution of Languages & Tools

Posters & Publication ︎︎︎
Identity Mapping
Individuation Process
Object Study
Poster Collection
Flowers around me

Identity & Packaging ︎︎︎
Smoor Chocolates
Mutiyaar Boutique
LePure Chocolates
Katakam Sweets
Hivado Men’s Care
Nestle KYB

Illustration & Mix Media ︎︎︎
People Portraits

︎ inconsistently brewing stuff @kaurmakes


unfolding culture through Gurmukhi

I’m interested to understand Gurmukhi as a script and the visual culture it belongs to. Gurmukhi is my mother tongue but I’m more close to English than I am to my ‘ma boli’, this is the underlying motivation for this project. Through my explorations, I ultimately aim to design a gurmukhi typeface.

Calligraphic tool
made from cork

Identifying and isolating prominent elements in letterforms which are definative to its character for further explorations
Using processing to create patterns out of the shapes. Interesting to note that the forms that appear seem similar to its sister scripts from the Laṇḍā Family like Multani and Sindhi. In some ways, our shared languages unite divded speakers.

Letterform explorations

- Typeface in Progress -