Kutlu Çanlıoğlu

BBC’s Global Experience Language in 27 languages and 9 scripts

TYPO San Francisco 2012 Connect | Thursday, 05 April | 11:00 am | Theater Main Stage

Kutlu Çanlıoğlu, Senior Creative Director at the BBC World Service will talk about the user experience and typographic challenges of translating the principles behind the BBC’s new Global Experience Language (GEL) into the design of news services across 27 languages using 9 different scripts.

This work takes place against the backdrop of the less-than-perfect but now fast-evolving typographic environment of the web and Kutlu will talk about the practical solutions and strategies employed to meet these challenges.

He will also share details of the typographic solution used for languages that use the Arabic script, which prepared the ground for a new and enriched Arabic typography on the web.

Kutlu Çanlıoğlu

Kutlu Çanlıoğlu

Kutlu Çanlıoğlu is Senior Creative Director for BBC World Service, a role where he is responsible for the user experience and design of 27 different language services, including those in Arabic, Russian, Mandarin, Hindi, Urdu, and Spanish. He studied architecture and sociology at Istanbul's Mimar Sinan University before working as…

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