Bilingual Publication Design 2018

A Khatt Foundation Workshop

22 Nov 2018
25 Nov 2018

The workshop will consist of an intense 4-day workshop (including a weekend) that will address the needs of bilingual publication design in the Arab World. The course will touch upon the design matters and challenges that graphic designers in the region face.

For Registration:

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- Instruction will include for the advanced level the following:
- Historical presentation on Arabic & bilingual publication design.
- Design of grid systems for bilingual publications.
- Layout design for Arabic/Latin publications
- The complexities of Arabic/Latin typesetting and respective conventions
- Designing hierarchies and other typographic intricacies.
- Choosing and matching Arabic/Latin fonts for publications
- Combining Arabic/Latin fonts in interesting and effective ways.

Workshop requirements

  • Participants should be proficient working on software like Adobe InDesign.
  • Participants should bring their own laptop to the workshop with the software set up.
  • The participant should be prepared to work intensively, investing their own time outside of workshop timings.
  • Due to the compressed time and the nature of the workshops there will be homework required.


Capacity: 19 Students

Location: Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Fees: AED 1,640.00

Please note that fees are non-refundable.