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  • Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares - 3 reactions

    Arabic Typography as Social Campaign

    Khede Kasra Campaign by the Hariri Foundation

    if you can view the video here, please visit it at the link below:

  • conference program

    Khatt Kufi Kaffiya, the printable symposium program

    Lectures are described in detail with timings and links to the speakers' biographies.

    The symposium program has been evolving and includes topics of every aspect of contemporary Arabic visual culture and identity,…

  • event: Dubai, American University in Dubai

    Typographic Matchmaking Launch in Dubai

    Lecture, book signing, and exhibition

    8 Nov 2007
    18 Nov 2007


    For those of you in or near Dubai, you are welcome to join us for this multi-faceted event at the American University in Dubai.…

  • event: Munich, Haus der Kunst

    Letters Off the Page @ Haus der Kunst, Munich

    A Khatt Foundation installation at Future of Tradition – Tradition of Future exhibition

    17 Sep 2010
    9 Jan 2011

    The Khatt Foundation's design installation (curated by Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares) at the Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany, was…

  • event: Beirut, Art Lounge, Beirut

    Khatt Fonts

    Matchmaking Amsterdam-Beirut

    15 Dec 2007
    22 Dec 2007


    Please join us in Beirut for the opening, if you can. Arabic type, book launch and art exhibition. 15 Lebanese designers and…

  • event: Emirates Palace

    The Arts of Islam

    Treasures from the Nasser D. Khalili Collection

    23 Jan 2008
    22 Apr 2008


    Exhibition and Symposium at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • Khatt projects

    We live to work!

    Here is an overview of our projects past, present and future.

  • Project: Edo Smitshuijzen, Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares

    A turning point for Arabic typography and design

    Report on the Khatt Kufi & Kaffiya symposium and the Typographic Matchmaking project presentations.

    The Typographic Matchmaking project ( Arabic fonts and book ), the Khatt online community (, the Khatt Kufi and…

  • event: Introduction to Islamic Art
    16 May 2008


  • Design talk & latest news

    Articles on typography and visual communication in the Middle East

    The Khatt Network for Arabic Typography is a project of the Khatt Foundation, designed as a platform for discussing issues…