Bilingual Publication Design

Ended - Sunday 25 November 2018


Dates and times:

Thursday 22 November, 7 - 10 PM
Friday 23 November, 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 24 November, 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday 25 November, 7 - 10 PM


Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

Registration Deadline:

22 November 2018

Khatt Bilingual Publication Wrkshp2018 1500X750
Register for all 3 workshops by Dr. Huda Abifares to receive a 10% discount on the total. Or, register for the individual workshop of your choice.

The workshop will consist of an intense 4-day workshop (including a weekend) that will address the needs of bilingual publication design in the Arab World. The course will touch upon the design matters and challenges that graphic designers in the region face.

- Instruction will include for the advanced level the following:
- Historical presentation on Arabic & bilingual publication design.
- Design of grid systems for bilingual publications.
- Layout design for Arabic/Latin publications
- The complexities of Arabic/Latin typesetting and respective conventions
- Designing hierarchies and other typographic intricacies.
- Choosing and matching Arabic/Latin fonts for publications
- Combining Arabic/Latin fonts in interesting and effective ways.

Workshop requirements

  • Participants should be proficient working on software like Adobe InDesign.
  • Participants should bring their own laptop to the workshop with the software set up.
  • The participant should be prepared to work intensively, investing their own time outside of workshop timings.
  • Due to the compressed time and the nature of the workshops there will be homework required.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 58, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Al Fahidi
House 10, Al Fahidi
(members only)

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Nad Al Sheba 1

Temporarily closed for renovation

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