Alf laila wa laila
Pillowcase. The Arabic word 'night' 1001 times printed on a cotton pillowcase.
: "One Thousand and One Nights" is the most famous and well known tale from the Arabic world. It symbolizes the mystery and beauty of the Arab World. So I took it literally and made an typographic translation of it.
: (El) Hema = massproduction and feelgood products Hema also wants to be 'arty' in a way, they gave art students the oportunity to make Hema-design. I think this product fits in perfectly. But has an Arabic touch.
: In fact the 'ordinary' Hema customers and people who are interested in the Arab culture and Arab people witch an modern view.
: I was sleeping in my bed and suddenly I had this idea, so I went out of bed to wrote it down... I used a selfmade font which already existed before I designed this pillowcase.
: Cotton pillowcase size: 60 x 50 cm Silk-screen print (Zeefdruk, Dutch) But if there's an other way to print on cotton, is fine as well ink: black and magentha
: tools for silkscreen print (or an other way to print cotton) white cotton pillowcases