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There are ads in the menu of the Kargeen Caffe—-and a hungry and captive audience to look at them. Video of Jim Parkinson interview: Wow, we think this is it: Frutiger Arabic see details below.

Good news on the Arab font development front The days when a designer facing the task of redesigning an Arab language newspaper got quickly frustrated over the lack of typographic variety are over. I now join them with our Garcia Media Europe art director, Jan Knyto give it all its final touches.


These are the finalists presented, from which we all picked the top wl We listen and we continue to work on this. Jan asks the question: Ariss himself may join forces with a young Arabic designer and create the Arabic version of his legendary US product. For the first time, re-thinking a Middle Eastern newspaper or magazine need not mean commissioning custom type—though custom type will often remain the mark of quality Arabic publications for years to come. Designers are busy printing latest versions.

We use it for Al Shabiba Palatino Arabic http: As we are doing final retouching of the Al Shabiba logo, six days prior to launch, we invite you to come to the blog during the weekend and see where our work takes us.


I still keep his early sketches for each in my files, precious mementos of the master neswpaper work. So I take a good look and I see that we have a system of dividing lines.

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Sunday updates: our work with Al Shabiba logo continues | García Media

As we are doing final retouching of the Al Shabiba logo, six days prior to launch, we invite you to come to the blog during the weekend and see where our work takes us Not easy to recreate Arabic characters, but we give it a try It is 4: Al Shabiba, which means Youthwants to be truer to its name: What I call Sheen 1 iswell, sexy——a snake that appears all of a sudden, ready to attack or seduce; Sheen 2 has a sense of order. Not many designers use it these days, but it may newspapsr a vibrant renaissance in Arab language newspapers Frutiger: That, I think, will always be a trademark of Arabic language publications generally.

The most conservative elements here think it is too young, that the sheen dances into the page anything wrong with that? This is still our favorite by Sunday early evening here: Not many designers use it these days, but it may have a wl renaissance in Arab language newspapers.


We have spent two hours talking mostly about the sheen and how Arab readers may perceive it. So while dozens of exquisitely-designed Latin typefaces appear each year, only a small fraction of that number are designed for Arabic. I am a chicken lover, so I went straight newsppaper the chicken dishes see my meal in photo hereand picked the Briyani Dajavwhich comes in a pot with delicious rice mixed with nuts, and a soup that was light enough for lunch in a day when the temperature was very high.


A lot has happened since this version appeared. The font utilized for headlines: A superb summary of 15 video demonstrations of prototype publications shabia the iPad, from exact replicas of the print editions to truly interactive magazines. For those now joining thie weekend-long blog conversation: Reed Reibstein has sent me some sjabiba that I also find of importance for all of us before we head out to business meetings newspaprr week: Even if implementing Tasmeem in newspaper text is too much to hope for, I would love to see Tasmeem-enabled fonts make an appearance in headlines, a modern version of the calligraphic handwritten headlines that some newspapers once used.

We quickly evolved from that one, but it goes to show that dealing with an Arab alphabet presents challenges we never have to worry about with newspapsr Latin alphabet, for example. I have a feeling we are almost there: In our design work, we have not only concentrated on modern and faster navigational tools for each section, but also the creation of a softer, more modern color palette, and, a logo that is more clearly visible and says at a glance.