Talk by Laila Mokdad
Why is it so hard to develop Arabic typography?
This is an exploration of why Arabic typography is so difficult to develop. We explore the history of the Arabic alphabet, calligraphy styles, the transition into the printing press, and how an Arabic typeface is actually created from start to finish.
Sources & Future References
- Design Your Own Typeface
- Why It’s So Hard to Design Arabic Typefaces
- Arabic Calligraphy and Type Design
- Typography, Explained
- Arabic Typography
- Taking a Closer Look at Arabic Calligraphy
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