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Alpana

Posted by rod - 20.04.2012

world largest alpana


Alpana or also called Alpona are colourful motifs, painted on fortunate days such as weddings or community events in the Bengal region. Alpana art has some religious significance on the Indian subcontinent and varies from region to region.

To celebrate the coming of the Bengal new year, Airtel, supported by Prothom Alo, got together with 5 of the country’s leading artist to create history. The dream was to paint the world’s largest Alpana- a hand painted motif- on Manik Mia avenue in Dhaka Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh Rickshaw Art

Posted by rod - 07.01.2011

Indigo created an interesting article on the rickshaw art in Bangladesh here are a few images and a small snippet from it. “Bangladeshi rickshaw art is inspired by movie posters and cinema culture that is widespread in the region. Most of the rickshaw artists have their creative roots in Bengali folk art and base their visual art on colorful depictions of actors and movie scenes. Striking colours such as reds, blues and greens are combined with distinctive patterns and motifs taken from nature, including plants, flowers, birds and other animals. Local village scenes are also often depicted through this form of visual art.”

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Coat of arms of Bangladesh

Posted by rod - 02.07.2010

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Biman Bangladesh Airline

Posted by rod - 19.02.2010

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has announced a new logo, livery and personality for their airline based in Dhaka. The iconic identity (at least in the region) had featured a stylized white stork (balaka) flying across a red circle representing the sun, and was designed by the late Bangladeshi painter Quamrul Hassan.

Old Biman identity

New identity

The new identity focuses on the country’s name (Bangladesh) rather than Biman and has received a new typeface, which is still in the dark pine green, represents one of the national colours. The stork also obtained a facelift which flies between the ascenders of the b and d. For more info head over to graphicology.com

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Indic Typography

Posted by rod - 02.02.2010

Indian Typography via flickr

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Jamie Hewlett

Posted by rod - 20.10.2009

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Illustrations by Jamie Hewlett for Oxfam. These new illustrations are inspired by his travels to Oxfarm’s Bangladesh River Basin Program. Get yourself a print her. via OMG posters

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