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The Power of Tactile Typography

As someone with limited sight, Braille allows me to feel the landscape of language

Photos: Cristina Hartmann

About six years ago, my world turned upside down as my sight receded into blurs and whorls of color and light. One thing that changed most was how I read.

As someone who loved books, I didn’t want to completely abandon the written word. Against the…

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Cristina Hartmann

Cristina Hartmann

Stringing words together and hoping for the best. Find me at http://cristinahartmann.com

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