The Musalman is possibly the last handwritten newspaper in the world. Four professional calligraphers spend three hours on each page every single day to put out this daily paper.
Thomas Phinney (Adobe’s Product Manager for Fonts & Global Typography at Image iT, Bologna, Italy) talks about designing pan-european OpenType fonts.
I recently had to make a work in Russian, so I started to investigate a little on the subject of non-latin type.
You have here “A Guide to using computers in Russian studies”.
For those more interested, next year there will be a TDC Non-Latin Weekend (2-4 March 2007).
More info at this Typophile Forum.