typoday – 2023

international poster competition for the 16th typography day in varanasi, india / the sacred and typography
andreas stettler

the hindus justify the special position of the cow with the statement that the animal is a mother, who gives everything to humans to live. it is considered by them as a symbol of care and preservation of life. the cow is vishnu, the lord of life.
the halo, the nimbus is a luminous or light appearance around the head of a representation of a person. in art, the nimbus is a symbol of the powerful, the enlightened, saints or gods. a glow or light around the head in representations of special people is known in many cultures.