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An experimental typographic index of the process of working with two languages and bridging two wildly different worlds.
Inshallah replaces a yes or no answer, and is neither a yes or a no. It moves responsibility from the will of the self to that of God, as the ultimate decisive power in our futures.
In 2022, I did a talk about TypoCircle about the work I do, connecting languages and cultures. The above animation was the invite for the talk, breaking the forms of the English word to make the Arabic.
Perhaps a rarity in some parts of the world, quiet — and its opposite, noise — come with different degrees of tolerance for different people, depending on familiarity with one or the other.
Several diacritic marks are used to indicate short vowels in Arabic; Fatha is one of them, translated as opening, as it accentuates the ‘a’ sound in a word — its presence can alter the meaning of a word.
2022 - PRESENT
Our studio is multilingual, we speak fluent English, Arabic, French, Chinese, and Italian. Since we use a variety of scripts everyday as designers, we wanted to explore how these scripts compare, and create a place for the conversations
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Social media campaign during Ramadan, celebrating moments of collective celebration and the contemplation of prayer.
Major rebrand across an iconic media portfolio in print and TV, with a dynamic typographic system to weave everything together.
City-wide destination brand, rooted in a unique place where the world comes together.
Taking Apple to the Arab world.
A fresh identity for the Emirate’s oldest newspaper.
Animated stickers and workshop delivered in AlUla part of the Andy Warhol workshop series.
Youth-focused identity for money that gives back.
Brand identity leveraging science and technology to service humanity.
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