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  Ananda Maharjan is a well-known personality in the Nepali designing world. From his Ananda Fonts to movie posters, Maharjan has been working in the field of design since 2003 when he first joined Format Graphic Studio as a graphic designer. “I saw a small note saying there is a vacancy in a noticeboard near by my high school in Naxal and decided to apply for it even though I didn’t know much.” he remembers about his first job. Since then, he has made a complete circle on his career starting from graphic design to web designing, coding to type...

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Recently finished working on Publicity Designs for the upcoming movie Lalpurja and also involved in upcoming Kathmandu Triennale, Ratan Karna is a graphic designer, best known for his calligraphy skills. Despite learning from his father as a kid, he shares that he’d learn about the term ‘Calligraphy’ only when he was working. “Once, a classmate of mine asked whether I would be interested in tagging along with him to this small painters’ shop where he’d started to learn paintings. He showed me his lettering with flat brush. When I shared this with my father back home, he said “brush le...

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  Ashim Shakya is an Art Director known for his digital manipulation works. He is one of the designers we work with here at Butta, whose works make us drool with awe. For our first Know Your Designer series, we interviewed him to know how he got into the field. Q. How do you define yourself?I have very high expectations for what I produce, be it artworks, designs or music. I cannot commit on a low grade requirement work. Whatever I produce, I shouldn’t be ashamed to slip in my portfolio. Q. Tell us a bit about your work.Professionally, as...

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