We'll have the whole day to ourselves in the theatre of the brand new public library of Amsterdam (OBA)
Admission and registration is from 9 on and the programme starts at 10:00 sharp.
We'll have lunch at the 8th floor restaurant with an amazing view over Amsterdam.
At 17:00 we'll wrap up and move to the next-door PostCS building where we'll celebrate the opening of El HEMA at Mediamatic!
The Enchanted Canary*
Contemporary Arabic Children's Books
'If I do not mistake, you come from far. May I ask where you are going?' 'I will tell you,' answered Désiré, 'though most likely you will laugh at me. I dreamed that in the land of the sun there was...
Writing From The Margins
Technological Narratives of Arabic Typography
Narratives of Arabic typography shift between technological exclusion, historical resistance, and cultural rediscovery. From negotiations surrounding the display of Arabic script by Internet browsers
The Current Market for Arabic Fonts
Recent Developments and Consumer Needs
The Arabic type market has changed dramatically in the last few years, and this has been mainly inspired by recent technology developments, globalization and the growth of the Arab graphic design...
The Typographic Landscapes of the Arab World
Research on Aesthetic Trends and Legibility
Tarek Atrissi’s will present a research on aesthetic trends and design conventions in the Arab world, through the analysis of selected current practices in Arabic type design, corporate identities
The Typographic Matchmaking Project: Developing…
Willem Velthoven interviewing the Typographic Matchmaking Type Designers: Nadine Chahine, Gerard Unger, Tarek Atrissi, Peter Bilak, Pascal Zoghbi, Lucas de Groot, and Lara Assouad Khoury.
Book 1 aug 2007
This book is now available for ordering online from Nijhof & Lee and BIS Publishers.
As the world moves forward towards a more international (design) society, the need for fonts that can support multi-scripts becomes imperative. Technology is now capable of supporting many scripts on...