Dar Al- Hekma College launched the annual design symposium entitled “Identity”, bringing together 21 local and international graphic designers, interior designers, fashion designers and architects.


Among speakers in the visual communication specialization were Kameel Hawa (Director and chief designer of Al Mohtaraf design house), Tarek Atrissi, founder of Atrissi Agency in the Netherlands, and New York-based graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister.


The symposium was accompanied by a series of workshops led by the guest speakers.
Nassim Abou Abdallah (Creative director Al Mohtaraf, Jeddah, KSA) along with calligrapher and type designer Mamoun Ahmed gave an advanced arabic typography workshop for 20 students.






Kameel Hawa, middle, after his lecture on the them of “identity” 


Nassim Abu Abdallah giving a workshop on Advanced Arabic typography


Mamoun Ahmad with one of the participants giving a workshop on Advanced Arabic typography