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Sumanthri Samarawickrama

South Asian Scripts Script Specialist

Researcher, Senor Lecturer

Sumanthri Samarawickrama.

Sumanthri Samarawickrama is a senior lecturer in the Department of Integrated Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Her area of research concerns the anatomy of Sinhala letterforms. This has led her to document the evolution of Sinhala type, which she believes is essential to type education. She completed a master’s degree in visual communication design at Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, and a PhD in typography at the University of Moratuwa. While continuing her own research, she supervises many graduate students on type-based research.