Vaibhav Singh is an independent typographer and typeface designer. He holds degrees in architecture, visual communication, typeface design, literature, and book history. He was awarded the Felix scholarship for his MA as well as for his PhD at the University of Reading, where he was subsequently a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. Pursuing a wide-ranging freelance practice for over a decade, he has worked as a graphic designer, book designer, and exhibition designer in Mumbai, Delhi, Panjim, Reading, and London. He specialises in designing typefaces for Indian scripts in addition to developing Latin typefaces. He is also the editor and publisher of the journal Contextual Alternate.