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Swiss Typography – 15 Umlauts Spotted in Zürich

The German alphabet has a curiosity which has always fascinated me: Umlaute. The two dots above vowels a, o and u indicate a slightly different pronunciation, which give the language an additional layer of complexity (ä, ö, ü).

One day, I decided to go for a walk through the streets of Zürich in order to capture Swiss typography signs featuring those fancy Umlaute. Check out my über-cool collection!















Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of the Swiss Travelwriters Club.

Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.

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