Lettershake is a platform for debate and reflection around type design issues. In this section we try to answer through research some questions on specific subjects we have come across in our everyday working experience. We also present some personal thoughts on the profession’s practice always based on research, which is supported by the expertise of other professionals we interview in some of our articles.

  • A reflection on Unicode

    The Unicode consortium, as they describe themselves is a “non-profit corporation devoted to developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalization standards and data, particularly the Unicode Standard, which specifies the representation of text in all modern software products and standards”1.
    In plain words, and regarding what concern type designers, they assign…

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