Not the most recent but this is the best interview I’ve ever given. Long read but I hope you’ll find it interesting!
“The number one consideration when designing across various scripts is that each remains true to the visual aesthetics and structure of its script. This isREAD MORE
I am honored and thrilled to be included in Fast Company’s annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business!! There are so many things I want to say that I have no clue where to start. It is beyond anything I ever dreamedREAD MORE
The release of Zapfino Arabic has had broad coverage (yey!) and here are some of the places where you can catch up:
An interview on Fast Company: How To Redesign An Iconic Typeface For Arabic
A blog post on ilovetypography.com: Climbing Everest
I am ashamed to admit that I never knew of Samir Kassir until after I heard of his assassination. But the beauty of ideas is that they can live on, and that they are immune to car bombs. This article includes an extract from a bookREAD MORE
Finally it is here! Lots of places where you can read up and take a look:
A story of how Zapfino got adapted into Arabic.
And a youtube video showing an animation of the design. Made it myself :)