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General issues of multi-script typography

David Březina

Session A10 | Palace A
Saturday 20 September | 11:40 – 12:30

Theme World | Duration: 50 minutes

An overview of the most common typographic issues in publications which involve two or more scripts with a horizontal reading direction (e.g. Latin, Indic, Arabic, Hebrew, etc.). The talk aims to explain the problems systematically from a partially-objective point of view and show some of the possible solutions.

Speaker details

David Březina

| Czech Republic

David Březina, born in Brno, Czech Republic, graduated in Informatics at the Masaryk University in Brno in 2005, spent a term at the Denmarks Designskole in Copenhagen in 2004 and graduated with distinction from the MA in Typeface Design at the University of Reading (UK) in 2007. From 2004 to 2007 he also ran his own design studio DAVI, with projects in graphic, web and interface design. Back in Brno, he is currently working with Tiro Typeworks (Canada) as an associate designer, and occasionally publishes in Typo magazine.

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