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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…
event: khatt kufi & kaffiya
Willem Velthoven interviewing the Typographic Matchmaking Type Designers: Nadine Chahine, Gerard Unger, Tarek Atrissi, Peter Bilak,…
The first major Arabic calligraphy and typography conference in the Middle East.
Dubai, 5 - 8 April 2006
Hosted by the Visual Communication Department at the American University in Dubai, in partnership with…
Here is an overview of our projects past, present and future.
This book is out of print
Copyright©2007. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares
Published by BIS Publishers, Amsterdam. 2007
A new edition…
Khatt Kufi Kaffiya | Symposium on Arabic Visual Culture
We'll have the whole day to ourselves in the theatre of the brand new public library of Amsterdam (OBA)
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,…
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…
When type mixes with art, superstitions, formalities, religious affiliations and social behaviour the result is a vernacular way of…