Frank Jacobs

Broken Letters: A Typogeography of Europe

"Broken Letters: A Typogeography of Europe
Frank Jacobs on August 12, 2012, 8:27 PM

"There are many ways to look at Europe other than as a collection of nation-states. Plenty of other imagined communities lurk beneath the surface of the standard political map. Check out the continent's alcohol belts [1], have a look at its core and periphery [2], or inspect the languages in which Europeans tweet [3].

"What you'd probably not consider, is to study a map of the different alphabets in official use across Europe today."