Examples of Arabic Font and Type Design by Mamoun Sakkal

List of Sakkal Design Arabic typefaces

Al-Futtaim Custom Typeface
A font especilly designed for legiblity
Sakkal Kufi Typeface Family
Extended family of traditional Arabic Kufi fonts
Arabic TypeSetting Typeface
A Naskh font designed for Microsoft Windows.

Sakkal Majalla Typeface Super-Family
The new standard for Magazine text setting

Arabtek Typeface
Arabic font compatible with Teknik Latin
Sakkal Maya Typeface
Arabic font based on Estern Kufi
Sakkal Baseet Typeface
A bold display font of monumental proportions
Sakkal Sameh Typeface
A simple, geometric Arabic font
Hasan Alquds Typeface
A display font with a fun, youthful attitude
Sakkal Seta Typeface
A soft version of Sakkal Maya font
MS Uighur Typeface
Designed for Microsoft Corporation
Sakkal Shilia Typeface
A modern Arabic font based on Kufi
Bustan Typeface
A versatile display font with alternates
Lablab Typeface
A fun and youthful display font
AwanZaman Typeface
A dual-script versatile typeface

Sakkal Kitab Typeface
A fine traditional Naskh for books


TDC2 2004: Type Directors Club Type Design Competition 2004, New York.
Linotype's 1st Arabic Type Design Competition 2005.
OpenType for Fine Arabic Typography
A presentation by Mamoun Sakkal at ATypI Conference: Between Text & Reader. Vancouver, BC, 2003.
TDC2 2003: Type Directors Club Type Design Competition 2003, New York.
compatiblity_tn Compatibility between Arabic and Latin publications. Paper given at Conference on Bilingual Computing, University of Cambridge, 1990. nonLatin What did OpenType open for Arabic typography?
Presentation by Mamoun Sakkal at Non–Latin typeface design conference, London, 2007.
"Writing Backwards: Designing Arabic Typefaces." A public presentation at CreativeMornings Seattle, 2013

Interview with Stuart Tayler, mostely about the relationship between calligraphy and typogrpahy, and Arabic and Latin.

"Arabic Fonts VOLT Issues"." A private presentation at Microsoft VOLT Day, Redmond, 2005

Intricate OT in Arabic. A private presentation at Microsoft Studio H Typography & Design event, 2014.

"Sakkal on Justification." A private presentation at Adobe Systems, San Jose, CA, and Seattle, WA, 2010

Arabic Justification Examples. Examples of auto justification of Arabic text and a variety of fonts and applications, 2015.

Updated 07/14/2021