Noopur Datye is a type designer and calligrapher from Mumbai, India. A graduate of Sir J J Institute of Applied Art, she is one of the co-founders of Ek Type, a collaborative type foundry that designs type in eleven of the many scripts used in India. She mostly works with Devanagari, Bengali, Gujarati and Gurmukhi scripts. Her work includes custom Bengali and Devanagari typefaces for television channels Star Jalsa and LifeOk, open source typefaces Mukta Vaani (Gujarati), Mukta Mahee (Gurmukhi), Baloo (Gujarati, Bangla) and Noto (Dogra, Gunjala Gondi and Masaram Gondi). Her work has won several awards including the wooden pencil at D&AD, Black Elephant at Kyoorius Design Yatra and has been featured in 365 typo and in Typografica’s favourite typefaces of 2015 and 2016. Noopur is an active member of Aksharaya and regularly conducts workshops on calligraphy and letterform design at design schools and conferences in India.