Super Summer Design Events 2014

Summer is not what it used to be. There are many exciting design events from the Khatt Foundation community taking place this June, that we thought you may want to know about (and also tell others about).

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Here below is a select listing

—ARABIC TYPE DESIGN COMPETITION

HOROUF : Binlingual Type Design Competition
Submission : Deadline 15 July 2014
Since the Arabic type design competition (a collaboration between Khatt Foundation and Linotype at the Kitabat Conference in Dubai in 2005), an Arabic-specific type design competition has not taken place. The HOROUF competition is the first 'Bilingual-Type Design Competition' with emphasis on Arabic, in the Arab region (a collaboration between 29LT font Foundry and NUQAT). The Khatt Foundation is happy to endorse this event and encourages all of you interested to submit designs to this competition, which will be juried by a professional and international jury of experts in the field.

—FILM SCREENING

Typographic Matchmaking in the City: Film Screening 2014
At Dubai's newest cultural/design space, CREEKSIDE, Dubai, UAE

—EXHIBITIONS

METAMORPHOSIS
Graphic design alumni exhibition at LAU, Beirut, Lebanon

Presentation: A Hermetic Compendium of Typographic Masonry—26 posters by Richard Niessen
Book salon with Richard Niessen, at University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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An exhibition that showcases the works of Arabic and Iranian designers based in California.
At Levantine Cultural Center, LA, USA

From Picasso to Sol LeVitt, The Artist Book after 1950
The Meermanno Book Museum, The Hague, Netherlands

—WORKSHOPS / TAKLS / DESIGN MANIFESTATION

Book Binding Workshop, with Lara Assouad-Khoury
At Dubai's newest cultural/design space, CREEKSIDE, Dubai, UAE

Workshop: Cut and Paste Creating Contemporary Products From Traditional Islamic Design by Rana Salam
At BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK 2014, Beirut, Lebanon

Fashion Talks
Within the program of BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK 2014, at LAU, Beirut, Lebanon

3RD Edition of BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK 2014
Several events. Beirut, Lebanon

You can read about more art and design events that are listed on the calendar page
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