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Sculpting Type

An Introduction to cnc Typography

Posted by: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares, 17 Sep 2013, 23:02
  • You can browse through the book or order your copy at :
    of visit and watch the author's 'Typescape Travels' films on his vimeo page:

    Author: Edo Smitshuijzen
    Published by: Khatt Books (Amsterdam 2013)
    ISBN: 9789490939045
    Edition: Paperback (with flaps), 17cm x 24cm, 256 pages, fully illustrated in Black & White
    Languages: English with an Introduction in Arabic
    Price: €37,50

    This book is an invitation for (graphic) designers to enter the 3D universe. Producing tangible stuff has never been easier. This territory is anxiously waiting for designers with graphic and communication skills to step in, dream away and explore a world that is much less ephemeral than their professional field. Their professional background may move traditional barriers and our environment may be enriched with tangible objects from a world of creation normally exposed in books, magazines, and on screens.

    The book explains the basic and varied manufacturing technologies. It discusses production options, problems, and how to best d...

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Arabic Type Design for Beginners

An Illustrated Guidebook

Posted by: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares, 30 Apr 2013, 19:33

To order your copy of browse through the book please click here to the publisher's website

  • This fully illustrated bilingual guidebook on Arabic type design is the result of a series of workshops organized by the Khatt Foundation, and hosted by Tashkeel in Dubai, in 2011 and 2012. It presents step-by-step instructions on the design principles and tools of Arabic type design, with detailed tutorials by some of the most renown specialists in the field of contemporary Arabic type design and calligraphy. In addition, it showcases the creative process through nine case studies of the fonts produced during these workshops, presenting them as sources of inspiration and examples for new and experimental Arabic typefaces.

    Edited b...

Posted by: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares, 28 Feb 2013, 5:45

Typographic Matchmaking in the City is a documentary about an urban typographic research project, shot on several locations in Amsterdam, Dubai (UAE), Sharjah (UAE), Pingjum (Friesland), and Doha (Qatar).

Director & Camera: Jan de Bruin
Producer: Khatt Foundation, Jan de Bruin
Edit: Ans Kanen
Music: Philipp Ernsting