Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès

Book Launch: Sculpting Type

At Bijzondere Collecties UvA (University of Amsterdam)

Khatt Books in collaboration with the Bijzondere Collecties, UvA (Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam) is hosting the book launch of “Sculpting Type” by Edo Smitshuijzen, at the Bijzondere Collecties' Museum Café.

The author will be present to discuss what inspired him to write and design this book, and will elaborate on his research and experiments with 3D software, and designing for computer-aided machine production.

Come join us if you can. Please RSVP to:

SculptingType_Cover_SM - Edo Smitshuijzen

End of summer and the beginning of the cultural season promises many exciting design events around the world. Here below a highlight of the selected events we have listed on our site:


Khatt Foundation events:

— 27 September at 4-6 pm: Book Launch of our latest design title: SCULPTING TYPE, in Amsterdam.
— 25 Oct–2 Nov: Arabic Type Design Workshop, at Tashkeel in Dubai.
— 21–24 October: Khatt Foundation 3D Typography workshop (and Sculpting Type book launch), at KAC, Doha.
(more information will be posted shortly).


Other events of interest in London & World:

— 6–29 September: Beyond the Cloth: The Kafiye Project, exhibition by Kaflab in New York.
— 12–22 September: London Design Festival 2013.
— 25 Sep–15 Dec: Fi al-Madina (In The City) exhibition, at The P21 Gallery in London.


You can click here to read about more events listed in our calendar section which is updated regularly