Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The long, incredibly tortuous, and fascinating process of creating a Chinese font

Most people think fonts appear out of the computer. They don’t. The process is long and painstaking. This is the story of how a Chinese font gets made. It is a story not only of the Chinese writing system itself, but of its limitations, and its frontiers. And it all begins with turtle bellies.

Read the whole fascinating article here

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