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    The World’s Writing Systems


    Ralf Herrmann
    1. Field(s): Typography
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    This website presents one glyph for each of the world’s writing systems. It is the first step of the Missing Scripts Project, a long-term initiative that aims to identify writing systems which are not yet encoded in the Unicode standard. As of today, there are still 146 scripts not yet encoded in Unicode.

    Concept: Johannes Bergerhausen, Hochschule Mainz, Germany

    Research: Dr. Deborah Anderson, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley, USA

    Type Design: Font »BlockDock« by J. Bergerhausen and Jérome Knebusch, 2015—2018

    Font »MissingScripts« by J. Bergerhausen, Arthur Francietta and Morgane Pierson at ANRT, Nancy, France, 2016 — 2018

    Design: Ilka Helmig, Johannes Bergerhausen, Cologne 2018

    Design/Coding/UX: wysiwyg*, Düsseldorf 2018




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