Architecture-Design-and-Built-Environment - Course - ARABIC TYPOGRAPHY

  • Course Code: GRAD224
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 2 LEC; 2 LAB
  • Course Type: Program Elective Course (PEC)

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the realm of publishing and print industries relative to Arabic culture and traditional forms. Students are introduced to the basic Arabic type and custom lettering. In addition, the course provides a survey of the history and evolution of Arabic typography, with particular reference to Islamic calligraphy and arabesque patterns.