Category Archives: 1. Introduction

1.1.1 Notes on systems and models

The purpose of the systems and models I defined during my research, is to map the aspects and elements that together determine the shapes and consistency of the graphemes in use for representing the Latin script, i.e. the letters and … Continue reading

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1.1.2 Notes on the ‘sum of particles’

I consider grapheme systems and subsequently formalized representations, i.e. type, as the sum of particles. Defining these particles not only provides means for a better understanding of the underlying harmonics and dynamics, but also creates parameters for the artificial creation … Continue reading

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1.1.3 Notes on conventions

The characters which are part of the scripts that are in use all over the world are inventions of mankind. The differences between these scripts and their underlying structures make it plausible that the requirements are mostly culturally and historically … Continue reading

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1.2.1 Notes on lecturing

Over the past twenty-five years as (Senior) Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK) in The Hague, I developed an educational program, especially targeted on the first year students of the Graphic Design department. It will not come as … Continue reading

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