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Hand-Lettered Quotations from Chandan Mahimkar

by Grace Bonney

Quote 1 - Paula Scher
This week, I thought it would be fun to share some inspiration in the form of hand-lettered quotations. After meeting artist Chandan Mahimkar on Instagram (he submitted some beautiful lettering projects to our #dslettering challenge!), I reached out to see if he’d be interested in working together to select design-inspired quotations to letter and share here. Thankfully, he was game and he’ll be sharing one with us every morning this week, starting with this excellent thought from graphic designer, educator and painter, Paula Scher.

Chandan Mahimkar
About Chandan: Based in Mumbai, Chandan works as a multi-disciplinary designer and is a passionate lettering artist. He graduated from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art in Mumbai, where he now heads “Design L&K Saatchi & Saatchi,” the specialist Design division of L&K Saatchi & Saatchi, India. Prior to that, he has worked for top Indian advertising agencies like FCB Ulka, Grey Worldwide & DDB Mudra. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

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  • Wow – his work is gorgeous!! Thank you for introducing us to his work and letting us know where we can follow him. I’ve recently taken an interest in lettering and would love to know more about his background and process. Perhaps in a future D*S feature – Life & Business, A Day in the Life, or What’s In Your Toolbox? :)

  • Super work Chandan… Keep it up.. keep rocking… Proud to be your friend..


  • Now following his inspiring work!! I love hand lettering, and am looking forward to seeing more artists here :-)