Writing Arabic: From Script to Type by Stefan F. MoginetWriting Arabic: From Script to Type by Stefan F. Moginet

Writing Arabic: From Script to Type

byStefan F. Moginet

Paperback | January 15, 2010

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This book, abundantly illustrated with examples of Arabic handwriting, calligraphy, and typography, clearly presents the development of Arabic writing styles, from the beginning with reed pens to twenty-first century computerized typesetting. The author explains the importance of writinginstruments and the surfaces onto which letters are inscribed, including the particular challenges introduced with the innovation of the printing press, and later the computer. Arabic Writing will interest not only those interested in the extraordinary history of writing, but also graphic designers,calligraphers, and visual artists, enabling an understanding of the development of existing styles, and providing a foundation from which new logotypes and character fonts can be designed.
Stefan F. Moginet, a graphic and type designer, has worked for over fifteen years in Morocco and Tunisia in the press, publishing, and advertising industries.
Title:Writing Arabic: From Script to TypeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 6.3 × 9.02 × 0.39 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9774162927

ISBN - 13:9789774162923