Kameel Hawa and Fedrigoni team up in celebration of paper & art

18. 10. 2012

Designer Kameel Hawa, director of Al Mohtaraf design, attended the Frankfurt Book fair on the 11th of October to participate in the launching of the book “16|2”, a designers only book, which includes some of the designer’s work along 7 other international designers. The book is published by the Italian paper manufacturer Fedrigoni as a celebration of its wide paper collection. The Italian group allocated 16 pages of the book for each designer to apply his work on a selected type of paper. Among the designers are Studio Joost Grootens, Van Rooijen & Pierre Péronnet, Elyron, and Thomas Manss & Company who are responsible for the art direction of the book.
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Kameel Hawa: Shape of the Word – Arabic Typographic Sculpture for Public Spaces  here.


Beirut sculpture takes center stage and opens the Beirut Art Week in front of Le Grey Hotel in the presence of the artist Kameel Hawa, the Lebanese minister of culture and the the director of the Beirut Art Fair Laure D'Hauteville among others.


On April 13, 2013, Al Mohtaraf Beirut studio will be hosting the launch of the book 'Arabic Type Design for Beginners' from the Khatt foundation. Book your copy: khtt.foundation@gmail.com  

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