Letterforms of the Johns Creek Tunnel

Have you taken a stroll through the The Johns Creek Tunnel?

Officially open since April 21st, the Johns Creek Tunnel is a 130′ mural that wraps inside the pedestrian underpass beneath Medlock Bridge Rd./SR 141 right here in the Creek!  Though a bit hidden, it’s easy to find by parking at the east entrance near street address 11695 Medlock Bridge Rd.

This public art piece was designed by internationally esteemed artist, Hanif Kureshi, from New Delhi, India & is Kureshi’s first work ever completed in the US. Known around the world for his distinctive hand-painted type, Kureshi included 19 unique letterforms in the tunnel design to celebrate the vast cultural diversity of the Johns Creek community. 

So, what languages are these letterforms from exactly? Scroll down to find out!

Cherokee
Tamil
Early latin
Early African
Korean/Punjabi
Cropping of any South Asian letter form
Japanese
Arabic (Nastaliq)
Thai
Russian
Cherokee
Korean
Hebrew
Gujarati
Bengali
Telugu
Hindi (Devanagari)
Chinese
Nordic

Which ones do you recognize?

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