Akaki Razmadze

Capital additions to Georgian typography

TYPO Labs 2016 Unlock the magic behind fonts | Wednesday, 11 May | 11:00 am | Factory

We will talk about the history of Georgian typography, todays condition and problems of users, caused by custom Georgian fonts. We’ll introduce you to some workarounds to use Georgian uppercase letters which are still not supported by Unicode. We will review new standards for Georgian font-engineering, which contains diacritical marks for random Kartvelian languages. Beside that, we’ll review Georgian copies of famous Monotype fonts and their design fundamentals.

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Akaki Razmadze

Akaki Razmadze

Akaki Razmadze is from Tbilisi, Georgia. He graduated Graphics at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts (Tbilisi, Georgia) during 2010-2014. Since 2014, Akaki is a Master’s level student of Communication Design at Trier University of Applied Sciences (Trier, Germany). During his studies, he completed an internship at Monotype (Bad Homburg, Germany),…

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