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Which Came First, Italic Or Flex Nibs?

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#21 sidthecat



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Posted 22 November 2017 - 04:42

I note that Hebrew, Greek, Arabic and Egyptian characters all seem to have been designed for use with a squared-off nib. Not a lot of thick-and-thin variation, but pretty little serifs to finish off the letterforms.

It’s useful to compare with Chinese and Latin.

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