A multi-script display typeface for popular culture
During the 1960s and 1970s a genre of filmmaking emerged in Iran, which was commonly known as FilmFarsi. The main focus of the films produced in this period was on popular
A multi-script text family
Designing Lida has been a unique opportunity to learn the foundations from those that I have always admired. It has given me a new perspective on typeface design and the
My personal collection contains of Latin and non-Latin publications from 1639 up to the present day. However, the main focus is given to Persian publications outside Iran –particularly in Europe, India, Turkey and Egypt.
I intend to gradually introduce
Early Nastaliq movable type printing in India and Egypt.
Borna Izadpanah at Arabic and Persian printing history and culture, University of Birmingham.
Lida receives an honourable mention by the jury.
Lorraine Fine Art School, Metz
A new logo for Abadan:Retold
an open-access platform for documenting and studying the social history of Abadan, Iran.
Lida has won The Grand Prize and The First Prize of the Arabic text typefaces.
The 8th International Type Design Competition for non-Latin typefaces (Granshan 2015)
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