Khatt Chronicles podcast features remarkable designers, illustrators and researchers from the Arab World. We host engaging conversations about their practice, vision, and aspirations.
In line with the Khatt foundation projects, the Khatt Chronicles podcast features design initiatives and developments from around the world, focusing on new developments in Arabic typography and design. Khatt Chronicles podcasts are addressed to the younger generation as an alternative medium.
They aim to fulfill three primary objectives:
1. Promote designers in the Arab World to the region and the rest of the world.
2. Continue the mission of Khatt foundation as a network between designers by supporting, fostering and exploring new ideas.
3. Present these podcasts for inspiration and educational reasons.
4. Identify and highlight designers from the Arab World that have made meaningful contributions in their fields or have demonstrated excellence in design.
Through storytelling, the Khatt Chronicles podcast presents a more personal access to the featured designers, and allows listeners to learn about how they think, and what makes them tick.
Hatem Imam (Studio Safar) in Conversation with…
A Khatt Chronicles Podcast: Episode 1
Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès (Khatt Chronicles) interviews Hatem Imam from Studio Safar talking about design as a tool for cultural production and effecting change. A talk about alternative publishing
Typographic Matchmaking in the Maghrib
The Typographic Matchmaking in the Maghrib short documentary is part “making-of” and part conceptual impression of the project. The film documents the working process of the project, yet also...
Nomadic Traces: Typographic Journeys
Typographic Matchmaking in the City 2.0
Typographic Matchmaking in the City 2.0 2010 (video 33min.) Jan de Bruin Productions and the Khatt Foundation . Shot on several locations in Amsterdam, Dubai (UAE), Sharjah (UAE), Pingjum (Friesland...
TMMC: The Kasheeda 3D Font project
kasheeda is a 3-D typeface designed by Yara Khoury and Melle Hammer as part of the Khatt Foundation project 'Typographic Matchmaking in the City'.
Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès: Winning the Match
Typographer, graphic designer, researcher, and writer Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès is the founder of the Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography, which is dedicated to advancing design research...
Amsterdam's Arabic design network
WORDART animation kameel
New (type) face for Amman
First and main part of Yanone’s diptychon »Amman The FFilm« about the making of the FF Amman typeface for Jordan’s capital on occasion of its centennial celebrations in 2009. More on http://amman-the