Arts & Design

Typography walk in Paharganj

Typography walk in Paharganj

2 hours total
Snacks, Drinks and Equipment
Offered in English
About your host
I am a typeface designer and Dilliwali, who has found her way back to Delhi after being away for over half a decade: rediscovering my favourite city, one typographic experience at a time. I have been documenting and writing about street lettering not only in Delhi but across the country for years, and love sharing my love for typography and languages with others.
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What we’ll do
In our walk in Paharganj, we'll spot hand-painted, printed and neon signs, learning about their histories and styles, the Indian and foreign scripts we encounter and about how these signs came to be in this neighborhood. We will take a short break at midway point to have some refreshments, and look at some books about hand-painted letters, and India’s scripts. Our route will follow one of the mai…
What else you should know
Our route is about 1.5 kms long, and through a crowded market place. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes, carry a bottle of water and avoid carrying valuables.
What I’ll provide
Non-alcoholic beverage 󲀃
at a local café/restuarant
Guide & souvenir 󳀁
to remember the hand-painted signs we see in Paharganj
Finger food 󴀁
at a local café/restuarant
What to bring
Water