Posted in Events
29/06 2006

Kitabat Conference in Dubai


The conference was a blast. After 2 years of preparations, the whole thing passed in a flash. I finally managed to post some of my pics and there’s more on flickr with the tag Kitabat. READ MORE

Posted in Articles
14/05 2006

Problems of Arabic Typefaces

This article is concerned with the problems of Arabic typefaces for Mac. The fonts in question are basically those available to Quark Arabic users. Quark Arabic is still the main DTP application used by designers and publishing houses and thus the fonts that are bundledREAD MORE

Posted in Articles
13/05 2006

Identity Crises: Oriental Roots in a Western Package

flags.jpg Piaget, a name familiar to all psychology students, defined 7 levels of crises that a person goes through in his entire life. One of these crises is identity crisis. What is of interest to us is what one might call Collective Identity Crisis, a problemREAD MORE