Mark Jamra, Professor of Graphic Design, and co-founder of Jamra Patel, can be found in an article on international type design in the Spring 2017 issue of HOW Magazine. The article by Jason Tselentis takes a look at their design process and considerations behind developing typefaces and communication tools for the African market, as well as the efforts of other designers and higher education institutions working in the international type design field.

N'Ko, Jamra Patel

Typeface: N’ko script
Designers: Mark Jamra and Neil Patel
Styles: Light, Light Italic, Regular, Italic, Semibold, Semibold Italic, Bold, Bold Italic, ExtraBold, Extrabold Italic
Particulars: The N’ko script is an alphabet used throughout West Africa for the Manding language.

This typeface family was designed for use in a broad array of output devices and contains the first italic types ever designed for this writing system.

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