Speaker Sahar Afshar
Sahar Afshar is a type designer and researcher from Iran. Her interest in typography during her years as a student at the University of Tehran led her to the University of Reading, UK, from which she holds an MA by Research in Typography and Graphic Communication. Afshar is currently based in London, where she works as a font developer at Dalton Maag Ltd. and undertakes research as part of her PhD on the print history of the Punjab region. As a member of the Centre for Print History and Culture, Afshar also helps to manage events and publications with a focus on the printing of various writing systems of the world.