“Typographic history is well populated with designers excelling in the design of scripts they could not read – indeed, the examples are so numerous that it would be difficult to choose. Encouraging students to address the complicated design problems inherent in non-Latin scripts is not only a way of enriching the global typographic environment, it is also a superb means of producing designers who can tackle a higher level of difficulty in any aspect of their design.” – Gerry Leonidas

Read more of Gerry’s thoughts in his article “A few things I’ve learned about typeface design” at one of my favorite sites: Ilovetypography.com