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Nadine Chahine

Nadine Chahine (b. 1978) is a Lebanese graphic designer with a special interest in Arabic type design. She started her research on Arabic typography, theory and practice, at the American University of Beirut and at The University of Reading, UK (MA in Typeface Design), where she designed Koufiya (2003). She did a Ph.D. on legibility in the Arabic script. She spoke at ATypI 2003 in Vancouver on Arabic typography. She taught Arabic typography as a visiting lecturer at the American University in Dubai and is currently working at Linotype, Germany, as the Arabic type expert.

In 2004, she started a coop project with Gerard Unger to develop Big Vesta Arabic, a companion of Unger's Big Vesta. At ATypI 2008 in St. Petersburg, she ran the Linotype type design student workshop.

She designed Frutiger Arabic with Adrian Frutiger and Palatino Arabic (2007) with Hermann Zapf, for which she won the Certificate of Excellence in Type Design from the TDC in 2008. For Palatino Sans Arabic, she won at TDC2 2011.

In 2009, she published Neue Helvetica Arabic at Linotype.

In 2011, she published Univers Next Arabic (with Adrian Frutiger, Linotype).

During a week-end of 2014, she speed-designed the Arabic typeface Hamra Str.

She is working on Zapfino Arabic.

In 2015, she finished ITC Handel Gothic Arabic, a modern monolinear Kufi design.

Bio. Interview. Behance link. Speaker at ATypI 2010 in Dublin, where her talk tackled psycholinguistics and type design. Speaker at ATypI 2011 in Reykjavik and at ATypI 2013 in Amsterdam. She gave the keynote at Typecon 2016.

Klingspor link.

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file name: Nadine Chahine Palatino Sans Arabic 2010


file name: Nadine Chahine Neue Helvetica Arabic 2009


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file name: Linotype Frutiger Arabic 2015


file name: Nadine Chahine Hermann Zapf Palatino Sans Arabic 2007


file name: Nadine Chahine Hamra Str 2014


file name: Nadine Chahine Hamra Str 2014b


file name: Nadine Chahine I T C Handel Gothic Arabic 2015 181157


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file name: Nadine Chahine I T C Handel Gothic Arabic 2015


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file name: Nadine Chahine Adrian Frutiger Univers Next Arabic 2011


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file name: Nadine Chahine Hermann Zapf Zapfino Arabic


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