A sampling of typographic events and progress from different parts of the world. Feature: Sweden, Sri Lanka, China, Portugal, and Slovenia.
This presentation is about the history of woodblocks used in Sinhala newspapers from their inception to the 1990s. Focusing on wood-block compositions, Sumanthri Samarawickrama will take you through a timeline showing how retro Sinhala letters took shape. The aim of the talk is to shed light on the development of the Sinhala script and its… Continue reading Sinhala Wood-Block Type