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Kimya Gandhi is a type designer from Mumbai with a passionate interest in Indic type design. Kimya interned with Linotype GmbH, Germany, in their font design department in 2010. Over the next several years she worked as a freelance designer for numerous type foundries catering to their multi-script requirements. Since 2015 she’s been a partner at Mota Italic focusing on Indic and Latin designs for retail and custom corporate projects.


She holds a Bachelors degree in Communication Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bombay (NIFT). She further went on to pursue specialization in the form of a post-graduate degree in Visual Communication at the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay.

Kimya teaches typography and type design at design institutes like Symbiosis Institute of Design and NIFT. Known to raid nondescript book shops, doodle and collect stationery, she is currently exploring several opportunities in designing Indian script typefaces and research.

 

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  1. Hello Kimya
    Veydant here, Myself self taught Font Designer & Font enthusiast

    Would like to collaborate on developing Indian Type Fonts in Gujarati, being myself gujarati, then on to Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi & so-on other indian lanuages

    If possible can you frop me an email to communicate further
    veydant[dot]in[at]gmail[dot]com

  2. Good evening Kimya,

    I am in the process of looking for invitations for my wedding next year, which is a peacock themed event. Google brought up the invite you had designed for your sister. It’s amazing!! Is there any chance at all I can buy these or order them from you at all?

    Would absolutely love to use this design and I know my fiancé will be thrilled with it.

    Please would you be so kind as to let me know?

    Regards
    Prashanth

  3. Hi Kimaya,

    I came across your blog while browsing for wedding card ideas online. I am in loveee with the pink lasercut card you designed for your friend Kunal! Its simply gorgeous! One of the most beautiful cards i have ever seen! I wanted to know do you design cards professionally or just for friends/ cousins?? How can I contact you if I wanna get a card designed??

    Waiting for your reply,
    Priyanka

  4. Hi Kimya,
    Can I enquire if you are able to design wedding invites? I live in Singapore and chanced upon your beautiful designs on pinterest.
    Looking forward to your reply, Vijaya

  5. I am interested in the peacock design invitation created by your sister. Any chance I could order this type of cards? Please email, Thanks.

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