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As a part of NID’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Typography Day 2011 was held at National Institute of Design-India on 3rd & 4th March 2011. International Seminar was about the expressive typography, various multi-language scripts and its expression, typographic expressions of local contextual design, expressions concerning native (Indigenous) Scripts, research activities in multi-lingual communication. International speaker from countries such as USA, UK, Hong Kong, Iran, Turkey, Peru, Sri Lanka and Singapore were also participating in the seminar. Registered participants got an opportunity to attend one of the offered workshops. An international poster competition on the theme of ‘Expressing India through Typography’ was also organized.
Tehran based designer, Mohammadreza Abdolali was one of the invited speakers presenting his experiments and explorations with dimensional typography, specially focused on 'Stereo Typography'. In his article he described and illustrated the spatial potential of Persian-Arabic letterforms using in virtual environments as dimensional typography. Also he explained various dimensional typographic experiments and focus on Stereo Typography as a dimensional method uses anaglyph technique.