Workshops Creativity & Innovation

Introduction to Designing & Producing Arabic Fonts (2 Days)

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Date:

10 October 2018 - 11 October 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
Duration: 3 Hours

Location:

Knowledge Tower | Floor 8 Class 1

Audience

Suitable for Adult, Teens, Youth.

This workshop will be a detailed introduction to designing Arabic typefaces, and is open for designers interested in Arabic typography and in starting to design and produce their own typefaces. The course is also suitable for designers with a previous experience in type design who wish to develop their type design skills further.
The objective of the workshop is to teach the participants the process of conceptualizing, designing and programming a digital Arabic font, and the possibilities of bringing it to the market. The workshop will address both the design and technical aspect of the process using Glyphs App: the font editing software needed to create, produce and release Arabic fonts.
*participants should have their Macbooks laptops equipped with Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop.
Facilitator: Tarek Atrissi