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Em Karimifar


Em Karimifar
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  • Adam Twardoch said: ... 6. Speed of writing  The last aspect is interesting because it effectively modifies the skeleton of the letterforms, usually following the following pattern:  • faster writing is more round and has more curves and few…
  • You can also watch Nadine Chahine explaining her decision-making process for Zapfino here:
  • Thanks all for sharing your thoughts. Initially, I saw this typeface and found the slanted directions really disturbing and wondered what the italic construction models, if there are! Khaled Hosny said: Not including slanted version will…
  • Bahman Eslami said: Italic is not only slanted, it's another construction model. Arabic has many different construction models. They don't have to be called italic. They could be called whatever they're already called. Bahman could you el…
  • I've quite regularly heard the term neo-Kufic used to refer to typographic letters with large counters, rationalised vertical alignments, and usually fairly low contrast stroke modulation. They're not necessarily geometric, and they're distinct from…
  • >  If I pair a Kufic style with a Latin design I would go for black letter because it signifies the same historical image To me that's too historicist. What matters is how readers today are likely to perceive kufic and blackletter. When Latin and…
  • As a native Persian speaker, I would say definitely the third one is correct! I agree that this might be just to maintain the writing system's perceived correctness! However, I'm really curious to see what Latin speakers think about these three opti…
  • Thank you guys, that's right I just created those number and punctuation glyphs and that's why they were gray.
  • I can think of Avenir (also by Frutiger) as a great one for reading. I've used it for small texts in prints & I think it works very well if you are concerned about small sizes.