Arabic Type: a challenge for the 2nd millennium.

© Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares 1998



1. Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style, second edition, Hartley & Marks Publishers, Canada 1997.

2. Les Caracteres de l'Imprimerie Nationale, Imprimerie Nationale Editions, Paris 1990.

3. Mike Daines, Arabic Calligraphy - from reed pen to mouse, Baseline issue no. 15, Esselte Letraset, London 1992.

4. Roberto Hamm, Pour Une Typographie Arabe, Sindbad Editions, Paris 1975. 5. Frederike Huygen en Hugues C. Boekraad, Wim Crouwel - Mode en module,

Uitgeverij 010, Rotterdam 1997. 6. Emigre Rosbeek 43, The Charles Nypels Award 1998 book, the Jan Van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht 1998.

7. Leila Musfy, A Universal Language for a Multi-Cultural Community, graphic design student exhibition catalogue, American University of Beirut, Beirut 1996.

| Back to Article: Arabic Type: a challenge for the 2nd millennium |
| Side notes: Comparison of Latin and Arabic scripts | End notes |
| Arabic Calligraphy |

Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares is a graphic designer working in France. She teaches at the Graphic Design program of the American University of Beirut. She is currently working on a sourcebook about contemporary Arabic type design and typographers.
This article has been published in Baseline InternationalTypographics Magazine issue #26 1998 -, and reprinted here with permission.


SAKKAL DESIGN 1523 175th Place SE, Bothell, WA 98012, USA.