Ankita Roy | Assistant Professor in the Department of Design at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH). With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Ankita has gained varied experience in the areas of UX-UI Design, Data Visualization, Print & Web Design, Branding, Exhibition & Displays, Signage & Store Design, Environmental Graphics, Illustration, and Architectural reconstruction. Ankita specialises in the field of Communication Design, with a wide experience working in the Publishing, Printing & Design industries. She teaches Visual Communication & User Experience Design at the Department of Design, IITH.

“Just as in nature, systems of order govern the growth and the structure of animate and inanimate matter, so human activity itself has, since the earliest times, been distinguished by the quest for order.”

Josef Muller-Brockmann
Pen Drawing of Barasingha gnawing on his favourite delicacy from Bandhavgarh National Park

Ankita, an alumni of IIT Bombay and NID Ahmedabad, is currently pursuing her doctoral research at Kyushu University in Japan. Past association as a teaching assistant and research assistant at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She has co-authored “Brahmi: Rediscovering the Lost Script (2016),” now cataloged at major libraries in India and around the world. Her book, “The Magic of Mandu (2019),” has won the National Award – Excellence in Publishing in English from the Ministry of Tourism, Incredible India, Govt. of India. She is passionate about documenting the invaluable heritage of India and abroad. She also loves to work in the social sector, healthcare, and wildlife conservation projects.

Awards and Accolades:

National Award for the Book – “The Magic of Mandu – Suhur-e-Shaadiabad” for “Excellence in Publishing in English” by Ministry of Tourism, Incredible India, 2022.

TYPODAY 2022 Poster Design Award at TypoDay2022

TYPODAY 2023 Poster Design Award at TypoDay2023

Mix Media Illustration of a Green Bee Eater from Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary

“Design Creates Culture, Culture Shapes Values, Values Determine the Future.”

Robert L Peters