Posted by: mattcolvin | April 24, 2011

16th Century Hebrew Typeface Digitized for Today


Here is a neat story about the digitization of a beautiful 16th century Hebrew font called Le Bé, by Scott-Martin Kosovsky. Looks to have been every bit as complicated as Konstantinos Siskakis’ rendering of the Grecs du Roi (KS Greque).

The original punches:

The digitization in progress:


Responses

  1. Is it still in progress, or is it all done now?

    • They published a book of poetry in it, so I should think it’s done. I haven’t been able to find it for purchase. (I am in contact with the creator of the Grecs du Roi font with all the wild Greek ligatures, and I would like to add this Hebrew too.)


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