23/03 2015

Zapfino Arabic in the news

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

On DigitalArts: Nadine Chahine: “The most important thingREAD MORE

29/09 2011

Gorgeous collages of Fayrouz in the press

I came across these today on the Facebook page of Lebanese diva Fayrouz. Not enough can be said about her voice and her songs, and now these collages bring back the typographic flavors of newspapers in many years past. Enjoy!

8/06 2009

Arabic block printing in the 10-15th century AD

Did you know this? I only came across this a few days ago and am still stumped. I’m surprised that I missed this, though I have to admit that I never dug deep into the history of early Arabic printing. But this is like anREAD MORE