Arabic Type Design Workshop Series 2012

Khatt Foundation's 2nd Arabic Type Design Workshop Series, at Tashkeel, Dubai 2012

SAVE THE DATE: 6-24 November, 2012.

A 15-Day workshop series and 5 public lectures by renowned Arab designers and calligraphers. At Tashkeel, Tashkeel, Nad Al Sheba, PO Box 122255 Dubai, UAE.

For this second Khatt Foundation Type Design workshop at Tashkeel the proposed program will cover the complex process of Arabic typeface design, from the creative inception phase, to drawing the letterforms, to learning font authoring tools and producing a digital Arabic font.

Curator and workshop coordinator: Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares, Khatt Foundation
Workshop leaders and lecturers: Wissam Shawkat, Majid Alyousef, Lara Assouad Khoury, Pascal Zoghbi, Khajag Apelian, Yara Khoury, Kristyan Sarkis, Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès.

Khtt_Tashk_Workshop2012 - Sample Arabic typefaces: by Khajag Apelian (left) and Yara Khoury (right). KhaJag Apelian, Yara Khoury Nammour, Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès

Read more in detail about the content of the workshop on the Khatt wesbite at:

Upcoming details about the workshop content, registration and fees will be available shortly, also on the website of Tashkeel.