Avocado, Boomerang, Coffee – global Alphabet

TYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Saturday, 14 May | 12:00 pm | Stage | English

Globalization and digitization imply new cultural and linguistic convergences.  Alas, even international concepts are incomprehensible, unless you can read the words. Will a global alphabet solve the problem? My studies have focused on the Akrofont project, which combines Hebrew, Latin, Arabic and Cyrillic letters in 26 pictograms depicting terms we all know, and, in doing so, helps us read a multitude of languages.

Yuliana Gorkorov

Yuliana Gorkorov

Communications Designer (Essen)

Yuliana Gorkorov was born in Ukraine in 1988 and emigrated to Israel at a young age. She completed her bachelor's in communication design in 2014 at Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen and began studying for a master's there. Her studies focussed on design for multi-cultural communication. Her avowed…

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