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Polymorph / Type design


The subject of my thesis is called: „PostpostScript: Letterforms of the future – type design in times of Unicode and OpenType“. The title forshadows that these new technologies gave reason to my work. I made a case, which also was the beginning of my design project: The increasing availability of characters from all over the world, will be reflected in the future type design. So I developed the typesystem „Polymorph“ which is inspired by characters from all over the world. Starting point for my own design was a collection of characters from all over the world, which have the shape of Latin letters.


Hochschule Pforzheim

Hochschule Pforzheim
Fakultät für Gestaltung
Pforzheim, Germany

Stefanie Schwarz


Schwarz, Stefanie

Schwarz, Stefanie
Stuttgart, Germany

Stefanie Schwarz