Event:

HOROUF : Binlingual Type Design Competition

Call for submission : Deadline 31 July 2014

15 Jul 2014
13 Nov 2014

29Letters and NUQAT are proud to announce HOROUF, the first bilingual (Arabic and Latin) type design competition to take place at the yearly NUQAT Design Conference in Kuwait.

Experienced type designers as well as beginners can submit their Arabic and Latin type designs to an experienced and diverse international and regional jury. The winning fonts will be exhibited and will be presented with choice of being published by 29LT digital type foundry.

This event is endorsed by the Khatt Foundation

٢٩ حرف ونقاط يطلقون “حروف”، أول مسابقة تصميم خطوط عربية ولاتينية التي ستعلن نتائجها خلال مؤتمر نقاط للإبداع السنوي في دولة الكويت.

المسابقة مفتوحة لمصممي خطوط محترفين ومبتدئين بتقييم من لجنة حكم مكونة من محترفين عالمين ومحليين. الخطوط الرابحة ستعرض لجمهور المؤتمر كما وستحظى بفرصة إختيار نشرها من قبل ٢٩ حرف.

Horouf Logo - Pascal Zoghbi : 29Letters : WWW.29LT.COM

Horouf Competition GOALS as a social design initiative :
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• Give the recognition for professional non-latin type designers.
• Encourage talented designers to pursue their type design skills and passion.
• Enable amateur designers to finalize their fonts and publish them professionally.
• Increase the number of professional Arabic/Latin fonts in the MENA region.
• Spread awareness about the type design profession and the importance of typefaces in the visual communication field.

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آخر يوم للتسجيل
Registration Deadline:
July 15th, 2014
EXTENDED TILL JULY 31st ,2014.

سيتم الإتصال بالمشاركين المختارين لتقديم خطوطهم بشكل كامل قبل
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for final submission before:
October 1st, 2014

تعلن أسماء الرابحين خلال مؤتمر نقاط للإبداع في نوڤمبر ٢٠١٤
Winners will be announced during Nuqat Creative Conference in November 2014.

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Competition Categories:
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A. Type Designers مصمّمو الخطوط
1. Will be awarded within this category (Gold, Bronze or Silver),
2. Will be exhibited during the Nuqat Conference and any future collaborative events,
3. Present their type project during the Nuqat Awards Night to the Creative Community,
4. Awarded winners will have the choice to be published with 29LT.

B. Graphic Designers مصمّمو الغرافيك
1. Will be awarded within this category (Gold, Bronze or Silver),
2. Will be exhibited during the Nuqat Conference and any future collaborative events,
3. Participate in a workshop on type design for beginners.

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Jury Members:
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Huda AbiFares : Khatt Foundation (LB/NL) 
Kameel Hawa : Mohtaraf (LB)
Mouneer Shaarani : Arabic Calligrapher & Artist (SY)
Peter Bilak : Typotheque (CS/NL)
Patrick Giasson : Loose Atom (UK)
Reza Abedini : Iranian Graphic Designer (IR/NL)

: لجنة اتحكيم
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(هدى أبي فارس (لبنان / هولندا
(كميل حوّا (لبنان
(منير الشعراني (سوريا
(بيتر بيلاك (تشيكوسلوفاكيا / هولندا
(باتريك جياسون (المملكة المتحدة
(رضا عابديني (إيران/ هولندا

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تسجّل الآن
Register Now!

English Application:

http://www.nuqat.me/en/entertainment/TypeCompetition

Arabic Application:

http://www.nuqat.me/ar/entertainment/TypeCompetition

Download the application form, fill it up, and email to horouf[at]29LT.com

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