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I am curious what people think about the designing of multi-lingual scripts (i.e typographic matchmaking).
Is there perhaps a dialectic at work? I mean that while on the one hand the designing of multi-script families seems to be a way of visually representing rising multi-culturalism and the displacement of peoples of different backgrounds.
An appeal in type for harmony in the "Contact Zone"!?
But then could economic factors be brought to bear on this as well (i.e. multi-script design perhaps reflecting a convergence with purely capitalist interests, using the vision of cultural harmony as smokescreen??).
Although it seems to be a developing area I'd also sure like to know about historical precedents of scripts being designed side by side.
Is this the future of type design? Where does it lead?
(and pardon if my words be poorly formulated)