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This designer created emoji that represent the beauty of African culture

O’Plérou Grebet designed one new emoji every day for a year. They communicate the dynamism of his West African heritage. When emoji first began populating Japanese cellphone screens in 1999, modern communication was forever changed. The digital image bank, created by Japanese artist Shigetaka Kurita to...
O’Plérou Grebet designed one new emoji every day for a year. They communicate the dynamism of his West African heritage. When emoji first began populating Japanese cellphone screens in 1999, modern communication was forever changed. The digital image bank, created by Japanese artist Shigetaka Kurita to convey lengthy sentiments succinctly, rewrote the limits of language for the new millennium. Emoji are a system of symbols in the tradition of hieroglyphics, tailor-made for the efficient conversations today’s technology has afforded us.Read Full Story
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