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Vintage Indian paperback covers

So exciting! Check out these glorious examples of lettering in various Indic scripts, gathered in this Flickr set, with a bit more info over at the blog A Journey Round My Skull. So pretty! And a bit of a goldmine for my ongoing research about Indic typefaces and how they can be influenced by vernacular sources.

Bengali pulp Gurmukhi pulp Malayalam pulp

Comments (3)

1) Erin: delicious Bengali!!! (Dec 15, 2010 1:30 PM)

2) sparky: Isn't it? I really want to do a cursive Bengali like that at some point. (Dec 15, 2010 2:54 PM)

3) richard: gorgeous -- ohm vigna nasha naya nama ha!! happy holidays through the new year. enjoy!! (Dec 15, 2010 3:02 PM)

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