NORA ALY is a graphic designer born and bred in Cairo, Egypt. Cairo’s diversity and ancient culture has perpetually been an inspiration to her and her work. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, from the German University in Cairo. During her studies, Nora worked as a teaching assistant, teaching Arabic font design, typography, information system and Graphic Design courses. In 2009, she participated in Grafist, a workshop that was held in Mimar Sinan, faculty of Fine Arts, in Istanbul, Turkey amidst an internship at a local advertising agency that lasted for four months. In 2011, she attended the In Der Nahe/From Here workshop in Zurich, Switzerland that took place at F+F School of Art and Media Design. Nora has worked at Madeo, a web design/branding agency, and Kairo, an advertising/branding agency. She specialises in infographics - her work has been awarded the Silver Prize at the dubailynx (2013), and published on correspondents.org. Currently, Nora is interested in further exploring and developing her skills in Arabic typography and font design.
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