Abdulkader Arnaout: Designing As Visual Poetry
|Yasmine Nachabe Taan
Abdulkader Arnaout is a graphic designer and a pioneer of graphic design in Syria. He has was one of the first graphic design practitioners, and was renown in his native Syria as a modernist designer and artist. Arnaout is considered one of the first designers to experiment with Arabic type and lettering, and with the development of an Arab graphic language based on Islamic ornamentation and Arabic calligraphy. This book highlights a compilation of Arnaout’s salient design work – his numerous poster designs for theatre, art exhibitions, and cultural events – and presents his outstanding contribution to the development of graphic design and typography in Syria and the Arab region.
|176 p, ills colour, 17 x 24 cm, hb, Arabic/English