Above: This is the cover for a launch issuewhich would explore the issue of"Hijaab."
I conceived a magazine that would beable to challenge global preconceptionsand misconceptions on heavy issues,ranging from religious issues like theHeadscarf or political issues like thereturn of Soviet Russia, all aimed at a18-25 year old demographic.
Above: Article which explores reactions of the public to those who wear the headscarf, with some humorous results.
Images were integral to making thismagazine that bit more digestible for mytarget demographic as they would breakup the columns of information, as wellas a spacious layout and light weighttypeface.
This article explores how some girls were forced to wear the headscarfor veil and the resulting effect it has had on their relationship withtheir family and their faith.
Each article will open with a calligraphic title, in this case, Icreated four Arabic fonts which can be used in various contexts andformats.
A photographic feature exploring modern takes on traditional Middle Eastern fashion.
An article exploring the history of the head scarf in relation to regalhead wear of Ancient Egyptian queens and the more modest adaptation inreligious history originating in Jerusalem and the Middle East.
An article exploring how the veil is taking on new forms and styles in cosmopolitan global cities like Dubai.
An article exploring how the headscarf is employed in the three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
An article interviewing a fictional fashion designer pushing the boundaries of how the hijaab is maintained in the 21st Century.
All photography, styling, lighting, artdirection, editorial and typography byMuiz Anwar.