Pascal Zoghbi

Arabic Glyphs Proportions and Guidlines

The following article is a brief description of systems and guidelines used in Arabic calligraphy and Arabic type design field to achieve proportional and harmonious Arabic letters. This article is intended for typography students and beginners in Arabic type design.

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The article deals with: 1. The three writing calligraphic systems used in Arabic calligraphy, 2. Arabic type design techniques and guidelines and 3. Testing words and sentences to achieve proportionality.
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