Re: Drawing Souvenir-style letters for Hebrew script

From: Andreas Stötzner <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 12:58:31 +0100

Am 22.01.2016 um 23:56 schrieb Robert Wheelock:

> I tried my hands to design Hebrew letters using similarly-looking Latin/Roman ones in the font *Souvenir*, a playful retro round serif typeface. Souvenir's somewhat bending strokes lend nicely to create characters for Latin-Roman/Greek/Cyrillic, but present quite a challenge when designing characters for Hebrew/Arabic/Syro-Aramaic/Devanagari... .
> How would you employ softer, more rounded strokes to construct the 22 Hebrew letters with the 5 *sofith* (final forms for kaf/mem/nun/peʾ/ṣadheh), so that they would harmonize well into the *Souvenir* font family?!?!

this is surely an interesting matter but no one within the scope of the Unicode disc. list. You may wish to turn to the forum, where font design issues can get forwarded to a well-prepared audience.

With kind regards,
                        Andreas Stötzner


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