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Hebrew Typography

Hebrew Typography is somewhat alone in the field of typographical design.

For example, Hebrew is all one case, unlike most Roman languages. There is no upper and lower case. Most traditional Hebrew type design has dominant or thicker horizontal stroke widths, compared to its less dominant or thinner vertical stroke widths. Therefore matching designs in Roman languages, like English, is extremely difficult or odd-looking compared to most traditional Hebrew type designs.

As more and more sans-serif designs become more prevalent in Roman languages, such as English, and non-Roman languages, such as Hebrew, it is possible to "match" Hebrew designs to English designs.

An excellent example of this, is the tremendous work of type designer Boruch Gorkin. His

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