Riama Maslan Sihombing, MSn, is teaching Typography and Graphic Design at the “Institut Teknologi Bandung”. She was awarded a Master Degree from the Faculty of Art and Design; title of thesis: “Images of women on the Internet: A study of visual signs and codes”. Her subjects of interest are typography, children creativity and children book illustration. She has won the IKAPI best book illustration (1990) and now she is working on a picture diary project with children in Bandung. She conducts a research on Street Graphics and Vernacular Street Typography to create understanding on cultural aspects and values of typography in the community.