Shorthand

visual

I’m working on shorthand system. It stated as persona research but now it’s one of my assignments.

There is very specific set of requirements I’m trying to meet:

Sketch

First sketch based on impressions rather than research. I was playing with shapes, testing how do they feel when written fast. Next steep will be matching shapes with real letters.

sketch 1

Most common letters (in Polish)

from Wikipedia

letter freq
a 8,91%
i 8,21%
e 7,66%
o 7,75%
n 5,52%
z 5,64%
r 4,69%
s 4,32%
w 4,65%
c 3,96%
d 3,25%
k 3,51%
p 3,13%
t 3,98%
y 3,76%
j 2,28%
l 2,10%
m 2,80%
u 2,50%
b 1,47%
ę 1,11%
g 1,42%
h 1,08%
ł 1,82%
ą 0,99%
ć 0,40%
f 0,30%
ń 0,20%
ó 0,85%
q 0,14%
ś 0,66%
v 0,04%
x 0,02%
ź 0,06%
ż 0,83%