Prof. Adi Stern – New antique models for Hebrew type design

Multi award winner and head of the Department of Visual Communication at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem Adi Stern presents a critical historical reflection on the form of the Hebrew letter.

»How can type be an expression of ideology?« is the central issue Adi Stern discusses in his speech.

He diligently delineates the development of the Hebrew typefaces during the 1950s, the impact of letters from antiquity on them and proofs his conclusions with carefully selected examples.