German Design Award
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The font ‘Aleph’ is drawn on a basic calligraphic system inspired by Roger Excoffon’s ‘Banco’, designed in 1952. Based on a hand gesture, the disjointed lines recall the tracing of a broad nib pen. The letters, composed of vertical strokes and slight curves, are never fully closed as if halted mid-stroke. The minimally constructed font has both spontaneity and strength. Aleph has a sharp, modern look, contrasting with the historical approach of calligraphy.