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Typographic Spring, the 1st in the Multiple Baselines series of interviews on contemporary Arabic type technology and design. Illustration by Edo Smitshuijzen, using the Kufam font developed for the " Typographic Matchmaking in the City " project by Artur Schmal and Wael Morcos.
It's a wonderful idea, and the great direction!
looking forward for the series to start, very exciting!
Multiple Baselines : a series of interviews with people who play a role in the development of technology and design for the Arabic script.
Part of the Multiple Baselines series
The great masters of Arabic calligraphy loved to show their skills but they did not put much of their knowledge on paper for others…
Taken from the New York Times website.
Western influence on Arabic type design is regularly discussed in heated debates. In most cases it is a bit of a senseless discussion.
The signage canon finally has its own dedicated textbook
Smitshuijzen, Edo. Lars Müller Publishers. Switzerland. 2007. Euros…
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This year's London Book Fair (14 - 16 April) has put the Arab world as its pivotal theme. This initiative has lead to a more general…
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