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Graphic & Font Designer
Awarded Critic and Author
Penographer

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Articles:
About Mr. Reza Abedini’s typeface (ReZar); “Typeface or font, the problem is this!”

“King in revealing!” about Tandis magazine’s No. 100 competition result

“۱ computer, 555 designs!” about the effects and influences of comp… Read More
Graphic & Font Designer
Awarded Critic and Author
Penographer

Resume:
Articles:
About Mr. Reza Abedini’s typeface (ReZar); “Typeface or font, the problem is this!”

“King in revealing!” about Tandis magazine’s No. 100 competition result

“۱ computer, 555 designs!” about the effects and influences of computer on design

“Asterisk dot ttf!” about the Latin font families with a little look at Persian fonts

“I’m me, who are you?” about Paydari exhibition’s ending ceremony

“Welcome, Lady Bride!” about the first Unicode Nastaliq font

About Inaccuracies & typos in four books of Mr. Bahram Afravi about graphic & print

Comments About Standard Persian Writeing Program for Afravi Group

“In Profits of OpenType or everything you want from a font!” article in Gerafik va Chap Magazine

“Whatever you do, it doesn’t make much difference!” about Tehran-Seattle exhibition

“Don’t imagine at all, if you can’t imagine something new!” about creative ads

“Welcome Mr. Groom!” about the first Persian grunge typeface [done by myself]

“Homa isn’t Homa!” about a creature similar to a Persian mythical bird, Homa

“Tell FontLab that it hasn’t got menu, anymore!” about FontLab Studio software

Articles for the “Font” & “Press” study cases for the Garteh group

“From evaporation of awards to congelation of ethics” about my Garteh award that had been stolen [Now, it’s recovered. though!]

“Found it! I found the 29 years old founder of IGDS!”, You’re welcome!

“Designers Battlefield!” about the exhibitions, call for entries, awards, juries, sponsors,… in Iran

Jury Member:
One of the juries of the “First Iranian Wooden Book of Graphic and Illustration” by Rasm publication, in glorification of Dr. Shafiei Kadkani, the Persian Poet

Awards:
First Garteh prize in criticism category on the World Graphic Day 2012 in Iranian Artists’ Forum

Interviews:
Answering to the questions of Mr. Mehdi Sadeghi (Director of Rasm Publication) in Rasm website

Exclusive interview with Grafik va Chap Mag. in Iranian font designers section

Exclusive interview with “Toronto Shahrvand” published at Canada

Conversation with NorDar Magazine in Ukraine about Armenian typography and fonts, featuring my posters

Books:
Printed artwork in “40th Years Marquez” book by Rasm pub.

Printed artwork in “Gutenberg 555” book by Rasm pub.

Printed artworks in Rasm Student book of the year “Posters” book by Rasm pub.

Presented in Rasm Student book of the year “Artists”

Invited to & printed artworks in “New Illustration with Type” book by Anova pub. in England (sole Iranian designer)

Printed artworks in “Design And Design Vol.2” book by IndexBook pub. in France (sole Iranian designer)

Author of “Graphic & Irony” Book by Rasm pub.

Printed artwork in “World Graphic Day” book by Rasm pub.

Printed artworks in “Iranian Logotypes” book by 30 Bal e Honar pub.

Author and designer of book “Penography” by Rasm pub.

One of the authors of “About Font” book by Dayereye Chahar Rang Pub.

Two artworks in “Still Life With Rhetoric” book by Prof. Laurie E. Gries, Utah State University Press, USA

Exhibitions:
“International Visual Arts Festival of Resistance” in Tehran museum of contemporary arts

Finalist in ITHACA Poster contest in Greece [Ten Images 2008]

Logotypes for The International Year of Astronomy exhibition at Mir Ali Tabrizi Gallery

Solo poster exhibition “Seven Meters Deep In” at Marlik gallery, Khatam Organization, Rasht

Solo font design exhibition “DirtDark” at Art Bureau of Guilan

Solo poster exhibition “HAMTIRAH” at Gholamhossein Nami’s gallery, Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran

“Mut zur Wut” (Courage to rage) 2012, International poster contest and free public exhibition in Heidelberg, Germany

“Looking Poster Design through Iran’s Eye”, a section of “International Invitational Poster Festival” at Turkey

Virtual:
“Digital Generation” by AVAJANG in Rang Magazine

Virtual gallery at Rasm.ir for “World Graphic Day”

Virtual gallery at Rasm.ir for “Master Sadegh Barirani’s Glorification”

Virtual gallery at Rasm.ir for “Armenian Typography”

Virtual gallery at Babelearte.it (Italy)

My Penography artworks on Rasm.ir

Online poster exhibition for Japan earthquake on posterpage website

Online poster exhibition for Urmia lake disaster in Iran

Other:
Appreciation for Teacher’s day poster

Accepted in Reza Abedini’s workshop, “Kargah e Avval”

Postal card for Nowrouz 1387 in Khatt Foundation Center homepage

Two posters for World Graphic Day 2008 in ICOGRADA

Selected young artist in “Segal” international graphic design magazine No. 15

Special plaque from Afravi Group For re-implementation of the Invisible movie poster

Inventor & designer of a special handwriting based on Moala [Iranian Calligraphy], named Kajire

Designer of more than 30 Persian typefaces & fonts

Designer of the first Persian grunge [=dirty] font in Iran

Member of Rasm publication researchers group

News agent of Afravi researchers group in Rasht

Creator and host of the intimate Interviews with Iranian graphic designers (12 issues)

News presenter of Art-Culture section at Radio Tabestaneh (Australia)

Featured on TypographyServed as a selected project for designing the first Persian distorted and grunge fonts

Graduated from Iranian Technical & Vocational Training Organization in Computer Graphics field. [96/100]

Review meeting about designing Persian fonts as a side event of Siakhash exhibition at Art Bureau of Guilan with Mr. Majid Safabakhshh

Selected as a Persian font designer by Luc Devroye from the School of Computer Science of McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Author and admin in tech and design website, Technameh.com

One of the 20 best authors of “MozooeAzad” writing competition

Designing “SepidKhan” script and font; an alternate to braille based on Persian alphabet Read Less
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    Freelance — Rasht, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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2012
Bronze Membership from Iranian Association of Professional Painters
First Garteh prize on criticism category on World Graphic Day
Selected as a Persian font designer
Poster for Nowrouz 1391
Conversation with NorDar Mag.
2011
First met Dariush Mokhtari
Jury Member of First Iranian Wooden Graphic Book
First m… Read More
2012
Bronze Membership from Iranian Association of Professional Painters
First Garteh prize on criticism category on World Graphic Day
Selected as a Persian font designer
Poster for Nowrouz 1391
Conversation with NorDar Mag.
2011
First met Dariush Mokhtari
Jury Member of First Iranian Wooden Graphic Book
First met Mary Harmony
First met Emad Haghy
First met Arash Tanhai
Individual Poster Exhibition [Iranian Artists' Forum]
First met Ma Sha Za
First met Ashkan Ghazanchaei
First met Zahra Pashaei
Get Artists' Insurance
First met Benn Yzma
Poster for Japan Earthquake
First met Natasha Niknafs
First met Arash Pourmahak
Author of “Graphic & Irony” Book
Individual Exhibition of Typeface design [Rasht]
Review Meeting about Typeface Exhibition
2010
Individual Poster Exhibition [Rasht]
Exclusive interview with “Toronto Shahrvand” Mag.
"New Illustration with TYPE" Book
Moved to Ata Afarin
2009
Started Working at AIGA | the professional association for design
“Design And Design Vol.2” Book
Member of AIGA
2008
First met Mehdi Sadeghi
Finalist in ITHACA Poster Exhibition 2008
Designing First Persian Dirty Font
2007
Started Working at shahabsiavash.com
Inventor of Penography©
Military Service
2005
In Memory of Grand Aunt Anvar
Left Job at Amateur
Graduated from Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
2004
Started Experimental Funny Dubbing
2003
Started Amature Computer Composing
Graduated from komeyl
2000
Started Working at Freelance Graphic Designer
1999
Started Drawing Cartoons and Caricatures
1998
Got Glasses
Moved to Sardar e Jangal
1997
Started Working at Amateur
1996
In Memory of [...]
1986
Moved to Rasht, Iran
1985
Born on June 28, 1985 Read Less
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