Lecture at agIdeas by Dr. Nadine Chahine

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In April this year the Lebanese award-winning type designer, Dr. Nadine Chahine, gave a lecture at agIdeas in Melbourne as part of the Design Matters initiative. Her presentation took a look at the way politics and culture affect Arabic type [...]

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Interview with designer Kimya Gandhi

The Indian designer Kimya Gandhi collaborated with the Linotype Design Studio to modify DIN Next for the Indian writing system Devanagari. In an interview with Linotype, she spoke of her personal views on typography and of more general aspects and [...]

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Arabic lectures and workshops in March

Linotype is on tour again! Here are the dates and relevants info: New York TDC talk: Engaging with the Middle East, Tarek Atrissi will also give a talk about Arabic Typography, March 15 at 18:30. The event will be livecast [...]

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3 #Arabic fonts for #free

A gift to you this November: We are giving out 3 Arabic typefaces for free during the month of November! We announced this last week over twitter and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. If you haven’t downloaded the fonts [...]

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Type Design Competition GRANSHAN 2011: Extended deadline until the 8th of September, 2011

Important information for all designers of non-Latin typefaces: Due to popular demand the Armenian Ministry of Culture and the Typographic Society Munich (tgm – Typographische Gesellschaft München) extended the deadline for this year’s International Type Design Competition “GRANSHAN” to the [...]

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Tweet for better Arabic typography online

There are practically no references at all for anything to do with Arabic Web Fonts. So, I’ve spent my day in a long tweetathon about anything related to the topic. Here are some of my tweets put together: #ArabicWebFonts Browser [...]

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