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  • event: khatt kufi & kaffiya

    From Amulet to Art Nouveau

    a Thousand Years of Arab-European Exchange in Printing and Book Design

    24 Aug 2007

    13:50

    The history of printing in the Arab world and Europe is the story of a 500-year exchange of technology, imagery and design. The…

 
  • Book: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares - 11 reactions

    Typographic Matchmaking

    This book is out of print

    Copyright©2007. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares Published by BIS Publishers, Amsterdam. 2007 ISBN 978-90-6369-124-0 To Order it…

  • 24 Aug 2007

    16:10

    Willem Velthoven interviewing the Typographic Matchmaking Type Designers: Nadine Chahine, Gerard Unger, Tarek Atrissi, Peter Bilak,…

  • Khatt projects

    We live to work!

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

  • 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,…

  • 24 Aug 2007

    10:10

    Cultural survival kits… it would be real nice if we had ready-made ones to give out at the door with simple instruction manuals.…

  • event: khatt kufi & kaffiya

    Writing From The Margins

    Technological Narratives of Arabic Typography

    24 Aug 2007

    Narratives of Arabic typography shift between technological exclusion, historical resistance, and cultural rediscovery. From…

  • Introduction to Islamic Art (program)

    Abu Dhabi (Public), Saturday 14, Sunday 15, Monday 16 June

  • 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 (www.khtt.net), the Khatt Kufi and…