Typographic Countdown—28 Days ’til the New Year

D is for door. Apparently here’s a word that has kept its initial sound through the years. The Egyptian hieroglyph depicting a door shows up later in various Semitic languages, including Phoenician. The form of the Greek’s Delta got its final rounding out by the Etruscans. In Burgues Script, designer Alejandro Paul depicts the penwork of Louis Madarasz in beautifully drawn characters like this one.

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