Pradnya Naik has been working in the field of graphic design, type design since 2009. She has completed her Bachelors from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art — Mumbai and Masters in Type and Media (2012) from Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, The Netherlands. She worked as a Research Associate at IDC school of design at IIT, Bombay. Her practice is focused around Typography, Lettering and Type Design. She is passionate about calligraphy, which she uses as a tool to express herself as an artist. She has been learning through different design projects from Letter Design, Branding, Type and Book Design honing her skill sets also keeping her learning alive. She believes in being a lifetime learner hence her practice extended to teaching in between years where she had relearned theory of design.
She was involved in teaching workshops, design courses in various design schools in India—Sir J. J. School of Architecture, Mumbai, École Intuit Lab; India, National Institute of Fashion and Technology (NIFT); Kharghar, Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID); Pune and Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology; Bangalore.
Recently she has started her independent consultancy, studio practice remotely from Siliguri, West Bengal. She would like to be involved with intellectually stimulating projects, collaborations and become a part of meaningful work. Please drop a line if you have any interesting projects. She will be happy to reach out to you.