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The Arab (Font) Awakening

by James Beldock on April 20, 2012

A fascinating long-form interview with Linotype’s Nadine Chahine about Arabic typeface design. Naskh scripts are at once both delicate and bold, but I still find Thuluth the most beautiful. I wonder if an electronic Thuluth script will be Nadine’s next project? “From the Inside, From the Heart”: Type Designer Nadine Chahine — Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers.

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