‘Fann al Kalima’ (Word Art) Reaps the Dubai International Award for Print

26. 01. 2011

‘Fann al Kalima’ (Word Art), won the Dubai International Award for Print in its fifth round. The award was declared during an awards ceremony in January 26, 2011 at the Grand Regency Hotel in Dubai. The book is the fruit of collaboration between Al Mohtaraf design house, Al Sarawat Printers, and Al Wael Inc., agents for paper manufacturer Fedrigoni. It is a melting pot of art, and innovative printing effects on a wide selection of exciting paper.




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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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