TYPO Berlin 2011 Shift - 16th International Design Conference May 19th – 21st

Siri Poarangan, born in 1976, studied communication design with a focus on corporate design and book design at the Technical College of Mainz/Germany. After having worked as an art director with Sign Kommunikation in Frankfurt upon Main and as a scientific assistant at FH Mainz, she became a design director of MetaDesign in Berlin in 2005. There she worked for Volkswagen, Fonic, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and other clients. Siri Poarangan has been awarded numerous prizes for her works. Since 2011 she has been living in Düsseldorf, where she is the creative director of the design team of Peter Schmidt Group.

Emojis, hieroglyphs and typographic mega-niches.
New from Unicode. (G)

Unicode Standard 6.0 has many new symbols: hundreds of Japanese mobile telephone pictograms (Emojis, with symbols, for example, for sushi, crying cats, etc.), 1,071 Egyptian hieroglyphs and numerous new fonts are now global standard thanks to the update – and will soon be on our computers. Johannes Bergerhausen and Siri Poarangan provide an overview of the vast number of 109,242 symbols

Q&A (G)

New from Unicode.