colorAlphabet   colorAlphabet

Origin

The colorAlphabet is a method of writing English using colours invented by Christian Faur. It is made of 26 distinct colours which map to the 26 letters of the English alphabet. This alphabet is designed to allow Christian, as an artist, to construct meaning out of color directly and unambiguously using the English system of language that he is already familiar with.

Notable Features

  • Type of writing system: alphabet
  • Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines.

The colorAlphabet

How the colours map to the letters, and their RGB coding.

The colorAlphabet

Sample text

Sample text in The colorAlphabet

Transliteration

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Links

colorAlphabet convertor
http://www.christianfaur.com/colorAlphabetConverter.php

Download a font for the colorAlphabet (TTF format, 23K)
http://www.christianfaur.com/color/ColorFont.ttf

Examples of work using the color font
http://www.christianfaur.com/color/Site/Examples.html

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