Designing a Persian/Arabic typeface

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Created: 11/22/12
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In order to design a typeface based on calligraphy, one should be aware of the exclusive esthetical features of existing calligraphic styles. The quality of the line differs from one style to another; The curves, cuts and thickness of the lines can be observed as the main qualities. Therefore by applying these features to a line, it can reach to the different styles of calligraphy. The design process of this project demonstrates different approaches to design of the letters with calligraphic characteristics.
  • Designing a Persian/Arabic typeface
    considering the calligraphic styles

    Basel, Switzerland

    2010, Winner of International
    Award for Students in Design, :output 13,
    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    In order to design a typeface based on calligraphy, one should be aware of the exclusive
    esthetical features of existing calligraphic styles. The quality of the line differs from one style to another; The curves, cuts and thickness of the lines can be observed as the main qualities.
    Therefore by applying these features to a line, it can reach to the different styles of calligraphy.
    The design process of this project demonstrates different approaches to design of the
    letters with calligraphic characteristics.

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