Why Is Arabic Type Difficult to Develop?

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Talk by Laila Mokdad




Why is it so hard to develop Arabic typography?


Date: 12/3/2016
Originally presented in Dubai
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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.

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