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The Beginning of Amar Bornomala

The beginning was back in 2010 when I first started thinking about an academic thesis entitled ‘Amar Bornomala o Somosamoyik Bangla Typography‘ (my alphabets and contemporary Bangla typography). Those were some dots which needed to be connected.

In last two years I’ve tried to connect those dots. I’ve talked with several people, organizations, institutes to get supports. But I never imagined that the country chief will inaugurate this initiative!

The primary goal of Amar Bornomala is to standardize the Bangla fonts with academic principles. The Honorable Prime Minister of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the first font at the very first moment of 21 February 2013 from the Central Shahid Minar premises. Other two fonts are coming within next couple of days.

Access to Information (a2i) programme of Prime Minister’s office initiated this project in association with Bangla Academy and Department of Graphic Design from University of Dhaka. You can also download this font from this link.

Well, it wasn’t an easy journey and at the same time was a long process of learning. You shouldn’t limit your dreams, ever! Most of the times you won’t be able to imagine the solutions, but you can be sure that there must be a solution if you are able to create a constructive problem.

By Muhammad Nazimuddaula

A multidisciplinary Graphic Designer, specialising in Product Design with more than 10 years of work experience. Co-founded an advertising technology startup in 2009 at Dhaka, Bangladesh that was acquired in 2015. Passionate about simplifying the complex requirements and delivering great project plans for better user experience.

5 replies on “The Beginning of Amar Bornomala

Hats off to you sir! Keep up the phenomenal spirit that is evident in all of your avant-garde ventures. “You shouldn’t limit your dreams, ever!” – couldn’t have said it any better.

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আমি এই ফন্টটি ডাউনলোড করতে চাই। কিভাবে করবো।

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