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Reflections on Islamic Art

Contributed by FontFont on Dec 15th, 2012. Artwork published in .
    FF Seria St Jerome English.jpg
    Source: http://www.bqfp.com.qa Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Reflections on Islamic Art is a book edited by Ahdaf Soueif. It is available in two editions: Arabic and English. Both are typeset in FF Seria, one of FontFont’s multi-script typefaces.

    FF Seria started as a Latin script family; Martin Majoor began the design in 1996, and we released it in 2000. Nine years later, FF Seria Arabic was brought onto the market, which Majoor developed together with Pascal Zoghbi, a Dutch-trained type designer based in Lebanon. Their tandem Arabic family was the first Arabic typeface published by FontFont; it grew out of an earlier collaboration named Sada, which had been designed as part of the Khatt Foundation’s Typographic Matchmaking project.

    Both the Arabic and English editions of Reflections on Islamic Art were designed by Muiz Anwar, a graphic designer based in London. Anwar’s solution for these books is reduced and thoughtful. Each edition is a mirror of the other. Images play the primary role in the design, often taking up full pages, or half of a spread.

    FF Seria table of contents Arabic.jpg
    Source: http://www.bqfp.com.qa Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.
    FF Seria table of contents.jpg
    Source: http://www.bqfp.com.qa Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.
    FF Seria both book cover versions.jpg
    Source: http://www.bqfp.com.qa Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.
    FF Seria first page.jpg
    Source: http://www.bqfp.com.qa Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.
    FF Seria Arabic St Jerome.jpg
    Source: http://www.bqfp.com.qa Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.

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    1 Comment on “Reflections on Islamic Art

    1. Johanna says:
      Oct 27th, 2016  2:06 pm

      Hi! Can maybe tell me someone the name and the grammage of the paper inside the book? That would be great!

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