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Faten M

After a lifetime of doodling, cutting-and-pasting and trying endlessly to create order, Faten Mahmood realized she could continue to do so while getting paid for it. She graduated with Top Honors from the American University in Dubai in 2006 with a Bachelors degree in Visual Communication, her concentration Graphic Design. Having resigned from her post at a leading strategic brand management agency in Dubai, TMH, she has taken a year off to study Design & Strategy on scholorship at the UCA, Surrey in the hopes of garnering even more money when she gets back in the industry*. Faten likes cats and tuning guitars and thinks Live Trace in Adobe Illustrator is a sham.

*she isn't all that money-minded, really

  • My Hotel Show Identities.jpg -

    I created a new set of identities for the 2010 Hotel Show. Retaining the archway of the original identity, this new set gives it international appeal whilst keeping true to its regional roots.

  • B2- Arabic Book-01.jpg -

    Creating an Arabic font based on the Kufi script, adapting it to the Latin Walbaum Frattur typeface. Work-in-progress.