News related to the interests of the Khatt design community posted in 2012
Workshop: Arabic Lettering & Arabesque in Product…
The Khatt Foundation Workshop @ Design Days Dubai 2012
A public workshop on the role of Arabic lettering in bringing an Arab/Middle Eastern look and identity to product design. Led by Huda Smitshuijzen-AbiFarès & Lara Assouad-Khoury Date: 18 March 2012...
Arabic Lettering & Arabesque in Product Design
The Khatt Foundation Workshop at Katara Art Center, Doha
Saturday March 31, 2012 The workshop will address the role that Arabic lettering plays in bringing an Arab/Middle Eastern look and identity to product design, made by and/or for the region. It will...
Event: DOWNTOWN DESIGN
Khatt Foundation on ADAM17Mar 2012
Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares was interviewed by the ADAM Design Collective (Pink Tank Mitra Khoubrou, & Frikra's Salem al-Qasimi) about design in the region and the Khatt Foundation's role in these new...
Short Review: "The Love of Arabic, Ottoman and…
by: Sam Anvari, Los Angeles California
The presentation and workshop for “The Love of Arabic, Ottoman and Persian Calligraphy” took place on March 18, 2012, hosted by Society For Calligraphy in Los Angeles.
A THOUSAND TIMES NO ON TED
A Stunning presentation by Bahia Shehab
Long live the right to stand up to injustice. http://www.ted.com/talks/bahia_shehab_a_thousand_times_no.html
Samir Editeur recherche Directeur Artistique…
Samir Éditeur : Maison d’édition de livres de jeunesse et d'ouvrages scolaires, en langues française et arabe, fondée en 1947 à Beyrouth, diffusée en France, dans le monde francophone et dans les...
Kashida Launched its online store!
3D Arabic letters at all sizes
Browse the playful and colorful collection of furniture and accessories that use the Arabic letters as 'building blocks' that transform and activate the space in thoughtful and tasteful ways. Letters...
Event: Sharjah Art Foundation
The Responsibility of Public Art Panel19Mar 2012
Speakers: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares (Founding Director, Khatt Foundation, The Netherlands) Noura Al- Sayeh (Architect and Curator, Ministry of Culture, Bahrain) Yazid Anani (Architect, Birzeit...
Event: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Contemporary Arabic Book Design29Mar 2012
Venue: Capital Suite 19, first floor of the exhibition centre Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2012. Within the framework of the Professional Programme of ADIBF 2012, the Khatt foundation is...
Event: SPD (Scuola Politacnica di Design)
A window on design in the Arab World9May 2012
Huda Smitshuizen AbiFarès presents, within SPD's Design Talks, the Khatt Foundation platform for cultural dialogue to promote better understanding between Western nations and the Arab World.
Khatt Foundation Arabic Type Design Workshop…6Nov 201224Nov 2012
Registration is open at: http://www.tashkeel.org/En/Current_Workshops.aspx For this second Khatt Foundation Type Design workshop at Tashkeel the proposed program will cover the complex process of...
Interview with Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares in Brownbook Magazine Dec. 2012
" The Khatt Foundation has become one of the most exciting and innovative young enterprises to emerge from Europe’s fast-paced design industry. Founded eight years ago in Amsterdam, the Foundation...