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

Johannes Bergerhausen, born in 1965, studied Communication Design at the Düsseldorf University of the Applied Sciences. From 1993 to 2000, he worked for the founders of Grapus, Gérard Paris-Clavel and Pierre Bernard in Paris, among others for the Centre Pompidou and the Louvre. In 1998 he received a stipend from the Centre National des Arts Plastiques. Since 2002 he has been Professor for Typography at the Mainz University of the Applied Sciences. Since 2004 he has been running the “decodeunicode” research project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Bergerhausen holds lectures throughout the world. At the present time he is working on a digital cuneiform script.

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.