Every one of the Endangered Alphabets challenges our assumptions about language, about beauty, about the fascinating interplay between function and grace that takes place when we invent symbols for the sounds we speak, and when we put a word on a page—or a piece of bamboo, or a palm leaf.

—Tim Brookes, Founder

Latest from the Blog

The Latest Item of Endangered Furniture
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As alert readers of this blog know, one avenue of the Endangered Alphabets Project is Endangered Furniture, a series of collaborations between yours truly, the carver, and a series of woodworkers who actually... Read More

A Suggestion, and A Request
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The Suggestion: Happy New Year cards in Mongolian calligraphy. Just beautiful. Check them out at http://society6.com/product/happy-new-year-cards-in-mongolian-calligraphy_cards#16=71. The Request: I would love to take the Alphabets to the West Coast, preferably California. Anyone got... Read More