News, accounts and occasional commentary.

ICTVC 2010, Nicosia, Cyprus

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 […]

TDC² 2010 award for Aisha

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 […]

Workshop ESAV, March 1 to 5, 2010

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 […]

Starting up now…

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