Category Archives: illuminated manuscripts

Playing with a visual alphabet

I am struggling to know which of the (currently) 33 memory experiments to work on at any given time. At the moment, I am playing around with designing a visual alphabet along the lines of those used in the Renaissance. … Continue reading

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Medieval memories – illuminated manuscripts

I have always found the illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages to be some of the most beautiful artistic creations of all. It was only through the research on memory spaces that I discovered that some scholars consider their design to … Continue reading

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