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Progress is built upon the achievements of predecessors. The Arabic Design Library series focuses on inspiring design achievements from the Middle East and North Africa. It aims to highlight the work of prominent Arab typographers, graphic designers and illustrators. With this series of concise monographs, Khatt Books strives to establish a visual record of Arab design history of the 20th century, and pave the way for critical writing, by Arab authors, on design from the region.
The Qandus Multiscript Typeface Family Wins TCD2 2017
Award For Excellence in Typeface Design
Congratulations to the Qandus design team: Laura Meseguer, Kristyan Sarkis and Juan Louis Blanco on this achievement.
The Qandus multiscript typeface family was developed within the framework of the Khatt Foundation's type design research project: Typographic Matchmaking in the Maghrib (2015—2017).
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