Shiva Nallaperumal

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MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART (MICA) MFA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Shiva Nallaperumal is a graphic designer and type designer from India, currently in the MFA Graphic Design program at MICA. He has worked with a wide range of clients from feminist publishers to Facebook Asia creating identity systems, exhibitions, typefaces and illustrated works. Shiva has interned at Pentagram under Abbott Miller and works as an external designer for The Indian Type Foundry (ITF). He has also published typefaces through Lost Type Co-Op.

FAVORITE COLOR?
Black (in print)

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
One is too difficult! Here’s three: Lexicon by Bram De Does, FF Beowolf by Letterror, Greta Sans by Peter Bilak

FAVORITE APP?
VSCO Cam

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Twin Peaks

FAVORITE BOOK?
Again, here’s three: V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd; Blankets by Craig Thompson; Design, Writing, Research by Ellen Lupton and Abbott Miller

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Hey Ram, The Lives of Others, Blade Runner

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Sonic Youth, The Beatles, Illayaraja

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso, Keith Harring

BOOKMARKED WEBSITES?
This Isn’t Happiness, Fonts In Use, But Does It Float

YOUR DESIGN HERO?
Peter Bilak

TALENT YOU WISH YOU POSSESSED?
Watercolor Painting

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Make films or draw comic books

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Seek images that don’t exist ‒ Adam Jagajewski

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