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Typomotif: From Motif to Typography

This workshop aims to create contemporary alphabets inspired by the Arabic Square Kufic and the prehistoric motif design to form typomotifs. Participants will design words that imply positivity to construct poster designs.

Square Kufic Interactive Workshop

This workshop introduces participants to the main rules and guides of working with the Arabic Square Kufic Form and ways to create experimental forms inspired by it. Participants may use their own scripts to generate words that imply connection and communication.

Arabic Type Lapse: Transformations from the Past

This presentation will illustrate the process of lettering and calligraphy transformation from the past to contemporary typography. It highlights research, process work, design, and implementations. Examples shown will include student work from the University of Sharjah, College of Fine Arts and Design.