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While their Latin complements have been around long enough I have used them repeatedly over the years myself, but not much nowadaysshabbiba the Arabic reading world these are brand new looks.
Of course, there is a bowl of dates for something sweet after this way too big a meal for lunch. It is Saturday in hot try 42C and sunny Muscat, but we only see the sun thru the windows, as we are diligently working on doing final tweaks to the logo of Al Shabiba. We hope to emerge with a very modern one today.
Meanwhile, as we came into the building thru a backdoor today, I noticed a very old Al Shabiba logo still sitting at the top of the door.
Not many designers use it these days, but it may have a vibrant renaissance in Arab language newspapers.
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Here are a few relatively recent releases that could be of use in a contemporary newspaper or magazine: How can one go modern, but not sacrifice the charm of the Arab character in the alphabet. I was honored to work with him through the years, and what a thrill it was to see him in action: Reed Reibstein has sent me some materials that I also find of importance for all of us before we head out to business meetings next week:.
I personally must rely closely on the opinion of the locals here; what do the characters say? This does not mean that one cannot call the local calligrapher to create a customized font.
Also, I give you a glimpse of the section fronts for Al Shabiba: Discussions of logos such as Al Shabiba are more difficult than when one is looking at the logo in a Latin font.
I am told that there is flexibility on how they are utilized. We compromise, we go back to the drawing board.
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Along the way, we discover at least two that we like out of the various offerings from the calligrapher. Of course, changes nespaper logo are never easy, in any alphabet. A lot has happened since this version appeared.
Of course, there are still not as many designers working exclusively on Arab alphabets as we have for Latin fonts. I now join them with our Garcia Media Europe art director, Jan Knyto give it all its final touches.
In our design work, we have not only concentrated on modern and faster navigational tools for each section, but also the creation of a softer, more modern color palette, and, a logo that is more clearly visible and says at a glance. Old newspapr sits at the top of a backdoor; new version latest one, anyway below. The house cat can come by and rub your legs, and if you ask him, he will jump and sit on the cushion next to you.
At the end, i ask the Arab language readers in the room to take a look and see what reaction they have in 10 seconds.
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For Al Shabiba, time has been well spent. Ahmed dressed in white at right in most photos.
How would the logo newspzper on a t-shirt? We use it for Al Shabiba. How logo would fit at the top of Page One in this prototype page. I still keep his early sketches for each in my files, precious mementos of the master at work. Kargeen can offer you pasta, pizzas and western style salads, but who wants to do that while sitting in newspaped midst of a room with a lamp that hangs like an upside down barril from the ceiling making even short people like me have to lower our heads as we pass, not newspa;er mention the shishas that wrap themselves like snakes around the smokers, spewing out a rich aroma with the smoke that is like a mix of cinnamon, ginger and other spices.
The differences here are in the positioning of those dots, or whether they are looking up or down, bunched up or separated. Get to Kargeen Caffe. It seems to work, but this is still work in progress. We think we like what we already have, but apparently the big boss wants to see other versions. And, like people with his talents and genius, a humble, personable, great to work with person.
I went for dinner before, and the ambience was totally different, a shisha at every table, or should I say cozy tables with see through glass that allows for a peek at the exhibit of artifacts under the glass, and little benches with comfy cushions. Arabian food at the highest level in Muscat: It takes many hands to create a sheen that hits the spot, as you can see here.
To that effect, I asked him what he had read recently about the subject of Arab font development. But I notice that outside of the US, this is not customary. We use it for Al Shabiba Palatino Arabic http: A superb summary of 15 video demonstrations of prototype publications on the iPad, from exact replicas of the print editions to truly interactive magazines.
I paid my second visit to this fascinating and shzbiba place today for lunch. We listen and we continue to work on this.
Time to close the shop this Saturday, and go for a run on the beach.
Frutiger Arabic see details below. Here is our final work of the day.