Digital Picture Fonts Get the Rosetta Stone Rolling
Emojis and Pictograms as Equals
Beschreibung des Verlags
😀 Smiley & Co 🌴✍️🚜🍒💰📚🥑🏭🔑 cannot form sentences ... can they?
Amongst the ongoing use of around 1300 emojis, many of these small pictures are also used as symbols, metaphors are agreed upon and compound terms are illustrated. Thus the vocabulary of the e (picture) moji (characters) is gradually expanding as in a living language. Moreover, by use of the technology developed for emojis, pictograms too, can be "written" like emojis in a line, and together with emojis they can indeed form whole sentences – starting with the pictograms for "I" and "You". Yet, just a few steps further along this route, a stone is likely to get rolling, which is of far-reaching importance not only for the visualization of language, but also for the semantics of design.