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The Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography is a cultural foundation and design research center dedicated to advancing design and typography in the Middle East, North Africa and their diaspora, and to building cross-cultural creative networks.


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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.


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Khatt Chronicles podcast features remarkable designers, illustrators and researchers from the Arab World. We host engaging conversations about their practice, vision, and aspirations. Follow us on whichever podcast you use to listen. You can also follow us for new on instagram @khatt_chronicles, and on our Youtube channel.

The Khatt Chronicles podcast was ranked No.2 on FeedSpot's Top 20 Best Arabic Conversation Podcasts ranking:


Inner Structure — Outer Rhythms, Contemporary Arab & Persian Graphic Design
26.4.24 – 21.4.25
At Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg (
Curated by Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès