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Birmingham: Type Talk with Toshi Omagari: Myths of science and practice in typeface design

We have a lot of standard practices in typeface design on how to form letters, some of which are scientifically backed and others passed on for generations without being questioned. By examining non-Latin writing systems, one might question whether they may only apply to Latin and which one of them still hold across different scripts. In this lecture, Toshi Omagari discusses validity of what he was taught as type design student and tries to debunk myths in typeface design.

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