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In order to design a typeface based on calligraphy, one should be aware of the exclusive esthetical features of existing calligraphic styles. The… Read More
In order to design a typeface based on calligraphy, one should be aware of the exclusive esthetical features of existing calligraphic styles. The quality of the line differs from one style to another; The curves, cuts and thickness of the lines can be observed as the main qualities. Therefore by applying these features to a line, it can reach to the different styles of calligraphy. The design process of this project demonstrates different approaches to design of the letters with calligraphic characteristics. Read Less
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Designing a Persian/Arabic typeface
considering the calligraphic styles

Basel, Switzerland

2010, Winner of International
Award for Students in Design, :output 13,
Amsterdam, Netherlands

In order to design a typeface based on calligraphy, one should be aware of the exclusive
esthetical features of existing calligraphic styles. The quality of the line differs from one style to another; The curves, cuts and thickness of the lines can be observed as the main qualities.
Therefore by applying these features to a line, it can reach to the different styles of calligraphy.
The design process of this project demonstrates different approaches to design of the
letters with calligraphic characteristics.