The Department of Illustration

decode unicode

Posted in Visual Language by The Department of Illustration on March 25, 2009

21_2http://www.decodeunicode.org/

‘our website aims to provide a popular scientific access to the writing systems of the world.

Looking beyond the latin alphabet can be useful for designers, typographers and students alike, as it leads to many queston about the theory of design. Unicode differentiates between character and glyph, ie the platonic idea of a character and the actual shape it takes.

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