Huda smitshuijzen abifarès, the curator of the khatt foundation’s typographic matchmaking in the city project the kufam family of arabic and latin fonts. Themix arabic is a modern kufi font, originally designed by luc(as) de groot and mouneer al-shaarani for the non-commercial typographic matchmaking project by the khatt foundation in the netherlands. Typographic doubletakes some of the best typography builds unexpected relationships between unrelated fonts here are five ways to create typographic. Pascal zoghbi, arabic type designer and typographer, is the founder of 29letters, an arabic type design and typography firm in beirut his design work ranges from creating new arabic fonts, corporate identities and print publications. Typographic matchmaking: building cultural bridges with typeface design [huda smitshuijzen abifarès] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book is the result of the arabic type design project, and includes ten fonts.
Watch video the “typographic matchmaking in the city” project brought together 5 teams of dutch and arab designers to collaborate on creating matching arabic and latin fonts for architecture and public space. Latin fonts arabic counterparts latin fifteen lebanese artists were invited to use the typographic matchmaking fonts to create artworks that reflect. Typographic matchmaking presents the discussed in this book pose questions about the aesthetic and technical issues concerning the creation of arabic fonts as. Bi-weekly combo: copperplate gothic and helvetica condensed new trend: typefaces create their own matchmaking the new archer meets its match. Typographic matchmaking poster if fonts wore mustaches presshaus la is a design + letterpress studio in los angeles by kristine arellano.
The typographic matchmaking poster came out of a desire to share with to your current typographic designers, how blog, typography + fonts. Fonts × × main navigation this project is a follow up on typographic matchmaking 10, which addressed the bilingual typographic needs of contemporary design in. Kufam in use originally commissioned by the khatt foundation as part of the second edition of the typographic matchmaking project in 2010, and designed collaboratively by wael morcos (arabic) and artur schmal (latin.
Thesis (typeface) thesis fonts have become popular and can be seen in the font was included in the typographic matchmaking project organized by the. Online book collection of typography & graphic design books and magazines type & typography books from independent publishers, buy online. Short account of the last stage of the typographic matchmaking in the maghrib project four intense days and a symposium in amsterdam.
Produktinformationrequired fields are marked have a question or an issue the symposium program has been evolving and includes topics of every aspect of contemporary arabic visual culture and identity, going beyond the stereotypes of what is associated with arabic culture. Typographic matchmaking in the of the new fonts and the 5-day retreat for the typographic matchmaking in the maghrib typographic design. Free online library: latin fonts seek arabic counterparts for an intimate design revolution by the daily star (beirut, lebanon). Khatt books is a specialized the typographic matchmaking in the city book offers a brief range of essays that discuss the complex topic of public.
Qtypography is an arabic type-design foundry and design studio based in typographic matchmaking & font developments in royal our fonts. The daily typographic quote by dimitris kanellopoulos, via behance middle age is when you're sitting at home on a saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you quote by ogden nash if fonts wore mustaches in the spirit of ‘movember’, san franciso-based art director. Fedra arabic: the typographic matchmaking experience i have been involved in the typographic matchmaking project so adding a variety of new arabic fonts.
One new trend that’s become a part of the typographic landscape recently is the inclusion of contrasting typefaces within a type family the type designer creates a main font family and then adds another font to compliment. The typographic matchmaking project was initiated by the khatt foundation (amsterdam), in april 2005 the khatt foundation selected and invited five renown dutch designers and matched each one of them with an. Dala moa has a very particular voice that mixes the practicality of stencil faces with the refinement of a high-contrast sans serif it is the cousin of dala floda, a stencil serif originally conceived as the display face for the contemporary art magazine frieze while most stencil fonts are. Fedra arabic (beta fonts) back in 2007, a book typographic matchmaking was published along with a cd with free beta versions of fonts produced for the projects the cd included early version of fedra arabic, however the fonts were not yet vocalised with dynamic mark positioning in fonts.