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Project, Font Family:
New Arabic companion to the BigVesta font family
This project is a collaboration between the renown Dutch type designer, Gerard Unger, and the renown Arab type designer Nadine Chahine.
This project is a collaboration between the renown Dutch type designer, Lucas de Groot, and the renown Arab calligrapher and…
When type mixes with art, superstitions, formalities, religious affiliations and social behaviour the result is a vernacular way of…
This book is out of print
Copyright©2007. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares
Published by BIS Publishers, Amsterdam. 2007
A new edition…
event: khatt kufi & kaffiya
Willem Velthoven interviewing the Typographic Matchmaking Type Designers: Nadine Chahine, Gerard Unger, Tarek Atrissi, Peter Bilak,…
El-HEMA Exhibition at Mediamatic
Good graphic design still creates a very powerful image. Sometimes even up to a level that it may mislead and subsequently embarrass…
Here is an overview of our projects past, present and future.
El HEMA is a non-commercial cultural project by the Mediamatic Foundation in Amsterdam.
What would an Arabic HEMA look like? Halal sausage? Arabic chocolate letters? Affordable high quality headscarves? 3 Palestinian…
In early 2004, I was asked by the American University of Beirut to design an Arabic companion to the typeface Frutiger that they had…