Rukminee Guha

Rukminee Guha Thakurta (b. 1978) graduated with specialisation in Graphic Design from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in 2002. She has worked with print and publication design for over a decade, in mainstream media as well as with NGOs and design studios. Currently, she runs her own design studio, Letterpress through which she works with artists, galleries, curators and museums in India and abroad. She has collaborated with some of the best-known artists in the world today at Steidl Verlag, Germany where she has worked as a guest designer. Thankurta is a visiting faculty at the National Institute of Design. She writes and reviews for magazines and has published her first short story in a graphic novel anthology this year. Currently, she is working on curating a show on books. She won the Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2014 Silver for a collaborative book design, and her work can be viewed at www.letterpressdesignstudio.com/