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Borna Izadpanah is an Iranian graphic and type designer, and researcher based in the UK. He holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK (graduating with distinction) and an MA in Graphic Design from the London College of Communication. His MA dissertation at the University of Reading traced … Read More
Borna Izadpanah is an Iranian graphic and type designer, and researcher based in the UK. He holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK (graduating with distinction) and an MA in Graphic Design from the London College of Communication. His MA dissertation at the University of Reading traced The typographic development of the Nasta’liq style, 1770s-2000. He is the designer of award-winning type family Lida and Google Font Lalezar.
As a graphic designer his work has been exhibited in venues such as, The British Museum, The Royal College of Art, The Saatchi Gallery and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
He is currently undertaking a PhD research on Perso-Arabic typography, printing history & culture at the University of Reading. This research project is funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council under the auspices of the Design Star Doctoral Training Centre.
Borna is a member of ATypI and the TDC New York. Read Less
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