Rediscovering the Beauty of Kana | Hisashi Iwai | ATypI 2019 Tokyo

Today's Japanese texts differ greatly in appearance from those of 150 years ago. Back then, publications were printed with wooden printing blocks. This process allowed letters to be more varied in size and proportion, with each letter having its own unique features. In addition, scripts were always written in cursive, with connecting strokes between characters.

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