TDC Non-Latin Intensive: Arabic Demystified
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 6:30 PM - Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Date: Thursday, 15 March to Saturday 17 March 2012
Instructor: Nadine Chahine
The Arabic script is one of the most complex writing systems. This workshop aims to give a solid start to understanding how this script is built, its various stylistic interpretations, as well as current trends in Arabic type design. Participants will work on several short exercises in both lettering and type design.
Nadine Chahine is an award winning Lebanese type designer working as an Arabic Specialist for Linotype and Monotype Imaging. She has a BGD in Graphic Design, an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, and is a PhD candidate at Leiden University. She taught Arabic type design at universities in Dubai and Beirut. She has won the Dean’s Award for Creative Achievement from AUB and two Awards for Excellence in Type Design from TDC in 2008 and 2011. Her typefaces include: Frutiger Arabic, Neue Helvetica Arabic, Univers Next Arabic, Palatino Arabic, DIN Next Arabic, and Koufiya.
Location:TDC Conference Center, 347 West 36th Street, Suite 603, New York, NY, 10018
Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel, please notify us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, 8 March 2012. Your registration fee will be refunded less $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made after this date.
Seating is limited. Reservations will be accepted with payment only. Register online by clicking here.