Logographic writing systems: (on the left) Egyptian hieroglyphics and (on the right) Chinese pictograms.
The proposed work investigates the relationship between the word and its possible two-dimensional representation. Oral production and graphic-visual production are very different from each other, but they are a full-fledged language, because they are characterized by a code and a content of the message. In particular, it examines words-actions of a...
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... are more than 54,000 characters recognized in the Chinese vocabulary to date (Piccioli 2000). They are constantly increasing as each new word needs a new symbol to be translated into the Chinese language. There is a big difference between ancient and modern writing and some of these symbols have been completely reinterpreted and changed meaning (Fig. ...
This study draws attention to the challenging perception of two public information pictograms, ‘elevator’ and ‘toilet’. Both indicate the location of a destination. Although the semantic information is completely different, both pictograms partly depict the same: front view of standing human figures. In certain contexts (e.g., at airports or train...
The article reveals the compositional specificity of architectural drawing from nature and from the standpoint of including the aesthetic category – «fantastic» in the creative learning process. In this regard, the content, methods and forms of teaching in the variety of compositional solutions of architectural drawing are considered.