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I am looking for Latin typefaces that incorporate appropriated forms initially found in ethnic/indigenous contexts (er, pardon that clumsy terminology?).
An example I was recently introduced to is the Churchward "Maori" face (thanks to David Bennewith at the Jan van Eyck Academie). Someone also mentioned a face based on Basque carvings.
Essentially I am looking to start a project that explores the ways type designers employ these sorts of forms (consciously or intuitively?) and what the implications of this could be in a larger context? Any literature on the subject or leads on specific faces or designers would be much appreciated.
Thanks v much