Category: Communication Design
Title: fonízeichen - a concept to make written language work
Name/s: Theresa Rosa Schneider
Medium, object: written language concept
University/s: University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
Supervision: Prof. Claudia Frey, Prof. Dr. habil. Gerhard Schweppenhäuser
With the help of punctuation marks and similar devices, we try to visualise the expressive power of language in writing. Through the development of a paratextual system of signs, the expressive
expressive essence of the spoken language to the written language. Because language is decisive. Through the use of "fonízeichen", the written word is to resound,
without having to be pronounced. It is about the "how" in communication; about understanding; about preserving prosody and intonation in written communication. Through signs
should give the possibility to communicate even more precisely. Because written words are not enough.
Intonation is the salt in the soup for spoken language. In order, among other things, to take the blandness and sometimes incomprehensible noise out of the monotony of the machine voice services that increasingly dominate our everyday lives, Theresa Rosa Schneider has developed "fonízeichen".
incomprehensible noise, Theresa Rosa Schneider has developed "fonízeichen". With her "paratextual sign system", she gives spoken language an adequate voice. According to
In the opinion of the jury, communication design in the best sense.