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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.

Deficiencies of Handling Arabic Script in OpenType (and Some Possible Solutions)

“The introduction of OpenType font handling technology in 1996 fostered significant improvements in processing and modeling complex scripts in digital media. However, there are still deficiencies in handling the Arabic script. Major issues currently involve justification and tatweel/kashida/extension treatments, differentiating anchors of dots and marks in certain programming situations, and a variety of problems relating… Continue reading Deficiencies of Handling Arabic Script in OpenType (and Some Possible Solutions)