"Fikkar naa kar"
"Phail Jaa", an experiment in stroke contrast.
Matar Nature: A make-believe indie punk rock band.
"Nazar andaaz na karna"
"Sar dard" = Headaches
"Ya Hussain" - Handmade bold Nastaliq based on Noto Nastaliq and inspired by Studio Meli
"Burray loug burri baatein"
Butter toast, or Filler post?
Made this card with custom Type for my dad for Father's Day.
Working on a series
Working on a series
An ode to Pakistani design houses.
A make-believe Candy store: Omnom. The urdu text was challenging to make but turned out really good. The challenge was to keep the weight the same along with keeping the height the same. I went with a Thuluth script inspired "Meem".
"And then we die"
Couldn't decide between the two variations.
Avazar, which translates to "Miserable"
Thankyou very much my friend I. A sentence structure based on the shape of the letters.
Thankyou very much my friend II. A sentence structure based on the shape of the letters.
Mard teri naamardi ko salaam I
Taking it out on the lettering.
Mard teri naamardi ko salaam II
Tried developing a brush script-like look for urdu.
Erik Spiekermann with the title of his book "Hello I am Erik"
A make-believe timid Punk Rock band: The Canker Sores.
A typographic matchmaking exercise where I drew a bilingual typeface.
"Vintage Modern". Used stuff from two different rejected works of mine and made this.
A make-believe title design for a film. This was handlettered first and then digitized. No typefaces were used as reference.
A random doodle from my sketchbook that I cleaned up on Illustrator. I should make more random doodles.
Was wondering what it's visual identity would be if it was an actual local restaurant. Used Jomhuria font and made custom icons.
A make-believe Rock and Roll band called Behari Rolls.
"Garaj Baras", a song by Ali Azmat and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
A doodle from my sketchbook. "Print Murda Nahi" which translates to "Print isn't dead". Funny.
A bilingual title design for a friend's mockumentary called Watan (homeland).
"Garaj Baras Saavan Gir aya" from a song by Ali Azmat and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.