A symbol, a sign, a single glyph — an atomic burst of meaning. From letters and numbers, to punctuation marks, cultural artifacts, and mathematical marks. Droplets that form the rivers and oceans of countless languages and cultures.

Characters you see every day, and characters you may have never seen before; some rendered in hundreds of typefaces, others in just a few. There are over 137,000 distinct characters encoded in the Unicode Standard, and the shirts here represent the best of them

Diacritical Mass apparel features characters that are particularly beautiful, interesting, often both. Compelling forms, marvelous names, elegant compressions of meaning. Wear your favorites proudly.

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