What we do: design research, design residencies, experimental projects, cross-cultural networks, collaboration, knowledge exchange, knowledge production, social engagement, public space, agency, methodology, workshops, conferences, exhibitions, tools, books, publications, products, objects, words, texts, languages, letters, type, heritage, visual culture, innovation.
Vladimir Tamari (1942—2017)
It is with great sadness that we inform you about the loss of Vladimir Tamari, scientist and designer (of AlQuds font), who passed away on August 10 2017 at the age of 75, in Tokyo Japan where he resides with his family.
Please keep Vladimir Tamari in good memory.
The Mashrebiya Font Competition: Submission Closed
and first phase jury in progress.
The Sursock Museum talks, book launches and panel discussion was successful and well attended.
A heartfelt thank you to the Sursock Musem of contemporary art in Beirut, and to all the attendees and supporters.
Nomadic Traces Exhibition
Nomadic Traces: Typographic Journeys exhibition
At Dar Bellarj, Marrakech 16 December 2016—16 September 2017
Curator: Huda Smitshuijzen-AbiFares?
Film and Photography by Jan de Bruin (the making of, installation and opening of the exhibition)
For more about the exhibition click here
Typographic Matchmaking in the Maghrib (2015–2017)
Typographic Matchmaking in the Maghrib September 2015—September 2017
Curator: Huda Smitshuijzen-AbiFares?Assistant Curator: Brahim Boucheikha
Designers: Laura Meseguer, Kristyan Sarkis, Andreu Balius, Salah Bellizi, Juan Luis Blanco, Naïma Ben Ayed, Redouan Chetuan. Film maker: Jan de Bruin
Typographic Matchmaking in the City (2009–2011)
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