Do we understand each other?
What does the international typography scene have in common and what are the differences?
The focus of the first issue of the babel type symposium is on other writing systems: »non latin«.
Thanks to digital standards such as Unicode or OpenType, globalisation is now definitively taking place in typography too – interestingly, the predominance of western, »Latin« writing seems to be waning. Famous international designers let us look beyond the western perspective with their projects.
This series was created under the supervision of Prof. Sascha Lobe at HfG Offenbach.