The workshop focuses on the potential of Arabic typeface design as material for creating ornamental surfaces.
Workshop Leader: Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès
Location: The Studio
Admission: Free admission to workshops - Entry fee applies to the fair (50AED)
This event is presented by Tashkeel.
The letters will be treated as formal elements that test the limits of readability. Urban and architectural elements from the the Dubai urban landscape will form the starting point of the typographical explorations. This workshop serves as a concept development session for potential typographical projects.
The workshop will teach basic principles of designing an Arabic typeface, and will demonstrate the ornamental possibilities of Arabic letters. It is intended for design students and professionals from various design disciplines (graphic design, architecture, furniture, textiles and jewelry design).
For further details and registration please consult the official site of Design Days Dubai