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4–7 September, 2019

Boom Promphan Suksumek

Boom Promphan Suksumek is a type designer at Cadson Demak, a type foundry based in Bangkok, Thailand. She also currently teaches courses at local universities on typography and the fundamentals of type design. Suksumek studied type design while doing a master’s in communication design at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland; she did her master’s thesis on variable fonts (emotionaltype.org). Suksumek is an enthusiastic student of Thai script and its history.

ATypI Tokyo | Saturday, 7 September, 2019 | 15:10 – 15:30 | Miraikan Hall

The Evolution of Thai Loopless Script

Talk | Presented in English

Thai script is divided into the looped and the loopless. Loopless Thai is generally considered to be the “modern” form of Thai script. However, loopless Thai has its own history. This presentation examines the evolution of the Thai loopless form...

Presented by Boom Promphan Suksumek