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jay menon:
profile, awards,
exhibitions,
special interests.

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synthesis:
on visual
typography,
research.

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the basics:
design, graphics,
typography



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1800 B.C. Phonicians were the first to connect speech to visual symbols, thus developing the phonetic alphabet to represent 22 key sounds of their language.

800 B.C. Greeks adapted the Phonician system and added symbols for vowels.

AD 124. Romans added more letters, refined the form eventually to become the 26-letter English alphabet of today.

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cover & book design.
Coffee table book spreads
Cover & book design and project management for Magenta Press
Cover/book design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover/book design & project management: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover design: Cre-A Arts publishing, Chennai
Cover/book design & project management: Westland Books, Chennai
Cover design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover/book design & project management: Gothe Institute, Chennai
Cover design: Cassell & Westland Books, Chennai
Cover/book design & project management: INTACH, Chennai Chapter
Cover design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover/book design & project management: PSBB School, Chennai
Cover/book design & project management: The Madras Players
Cover design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover/book design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover/book/series design: Westland Books, Chennai
Cover/book design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover and book design for Oxford University Press
Cover design: Private publication
Cover/book design: EastWest Books (Madras)
Cover design: Westland Books, Chennai
Cover/book design & project management: Westland Books
Cover/book design & project management: Westland Books
Coffee table book spreads..
Cover/book design & project management: Westland Books

 

Event Identity for Ashok Leyland
Brochure spread for World Bank
Corporate brochure: ECCI Constructions
Idea Workshop folder: Ashok Leyland
Employee handbook: Texmo Industries
Corporate brochure: Manam Group of Industries
Annual Report: Ashok Leyland
Event identity: Ashok Leyland
Corporate folder: Ashley Design & Engineering Services
Annual Report: Confederation of Indian Industry, Southern Region
Event Folder/identity: Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India
Brochure: National Centre for Biological Sciences
Packaging design: Nutrine Confectionary
Product Performance Chart: Texmo Industries
Product leaflet: Vertex Systems
Corporate folder: Ashok Leyland Wind Energy
Brochure: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development
Event identity: Ashok Leyland
HR calendar cover for Ashok Leyland
stanes corporate history book cover
booklet cover - Ashok Leyland
Leela Palace promo booklet
Leela Palace promo booklet spread
promo folder for a theatre production

 

Saturday Post: Weekly newspaper from Chennai
Moving Force: Ashok Leyland customer quarterly
Ashley News: Ashok Leyland employee quarterly
Saudi Commerce & Economic Review: Monthly economic magazine
Ashley News: Ashok Leyland employee quarterly
Industrial Economist (redesign): Economist Press fortnightly
Everlasting Bond: Phoenix Medical Systems customer quarterly
Endeavour: RGNIYD academic quarterly journal
YI-Voice: Confederation of Indian Industry quarterly
Pragati: Quarterly employee news letter for The World Bank
magazine spread
Nature and sunrise
Snow
Mountains and fjords
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
Snow
Snow