TDC Annual 28th Edition

09. 09. 2006

AlMohtaraf wins a TDC award for the design of the typeface family Midan in the Non-Latin type design contest. Midan has already won a Linotype award in their First Arabic typeface design competition and a Zapf award as a judge’s choice. Midan is sold in the Linotype foundry.

Published by Collins Design, the Annual is distributed in the US and Canada and worldwide by HarperCollins International.


Al Mohtaraf’s famous arabic font “Midan” was published in the book.



Message of the day

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:  

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Arabic Calligraphy in Modern art; a case by Kameel Hawa

Mohtaraf will be at the annual 56th Beirut Arab Book Fair with its newest book collection, Stand C28

ISTD awards AlMohtaraf two Certificates of Excellence for the design of the books: