New typeface is equally readable for sighted and non-sighted people

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Braille is a typeface that enables visually-impaired people to read by touch. Museums and galleries often make it available beneath visible type but it's far from ubiquitous. Braille can also be expensive, requiring additional signage space to implement. Its use is also on the decline, partly due to increased digital autoread software and other technologies. Japan-based designer Kosuke Takahashi's project set out to tackle these issues wondering if the braille system could be combined with the latin alphabet. The result is Braille Neue, a type that adjusts the kerning of a readable font that lines up with the equivalent braille…

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