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8 May 2020

"Hizki: Single-case alphabet based on Basque writing", by Martín Odriozola

Hizki: Single-case alphabet based on Basque writing is the Final project by Martín Odriozola, on Degree in Design, tutored by Laia Clos y Pilar Górriz.


HIZKI is a single-case typeface developed for the Latin alphabet. It aims to use digital media to put Basque spelling in context. The project begins with detailed study of the origin and evolution of Basque spelling and its subsequent development. HIZKI experiments with the origin of the gravestones and fascia of the Basque Country focusing on those sizes that combine the upper and lower grave boxes.

The project is formalized by editing in glyphs and the development of the alphabet in an opentype font.

"Hizki: Single-case alphabet based on Basque writing", by Martín Odriozola
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