The Khatt Foundation and Contemporary Arabic Typography


The Khatt Foundation is a center for Arabic typography advancing design and typography across MENA and the diaspora. Founder Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen Abifarès talks about the impact the Foundation has had over the last 10 years and the work of its design community. Through projects such as Typographic Matchmaking, Dr. Smitshuijzen Abifarès and the Khatt Foundation are central to building strong cross-cultural creative networks in the discipline. A specialist in multilingual typographic research and design with a focus on Arabic typography and design history, Dr. Smitshuijzen Abifarès shares her passion and dedication to the topic.

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Dates & Location

Friday 5th November, 2021

Online - Zoom Platform


English, Arabic

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Dr. Huda AbiFares

Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès is Founding Director of the Khatt Foundation and Khatt Books publishers. She holds degrees in design and design history…