News, accounts and occasional commentary.
The biannual ICTVC conference is going to start next week in Nicosia, Cyprus. From the 15. to the 19. of June, a series of workshops and the three-day main conference will discuss this year’s theme of ‘Lending grace to language’. It is the fourth time this conference on typography takes place and the first time […]
I am back at the ESAV in Marrakech for another week of type education with the second year students in the Laboratoire Expérimental de Typographie Arabe. During my first week in March we worked with stencils, as I described briefly in this earlier post. However, the stencil work, chosen to add a manual component to […]
The TDC² 2010 awards have just been announced and I am very happy for two reasons. Firstly, my latest typeface Aisha, a multiscript Arabic and Latin typeface, has been awarded a certificate of excellence in type design. After Nassim’s 2007 award in the same category, I am very pleased that Aisha is seen as a […]
I’ve come to Marrakech for my first workshop at the École Supérieure des Arts Visuelles, graphic design department. It is my first time in Morocco and teaching typography in this context was a very exciting prospect to start with; returning to the Maghreb where I had spent a considerable amount of time as a child […]
Tonight February 24 I’ll give a talk in the tga series “vor Ort”; its title is “Typographische Reisen” and it will happen at 19h in the designforum in the MQ, Vienna, Austria. Entrance is free!
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