Linotype´s First Arabic Type Design Competition


Linotype invites you to take part in its 1st Arabic Type Design Competition. The international jury, which is made up of renowned members of the Arabic typography, calligraphy and design fields, will choose one winner in each category. The independent jury is responsible for distributing the prizes. All rights reserved.

Best wishes for fun and success from Linotype!

1. Encourage the developement of Arabic typography.
2. Detect and publish new and original trends in Arabic type design.
3. Support the development of new type designs.

To these ends, the type design competition offers the winners attractive prizes as well as the chance to gain worldwide popularity through Linotype’s marketing activities. Clear and fair license agreements are the basis for this relationship. Linotype contests are internationally renowned and offer type designers an excellent opportunity to attract attention to their work.

Samir Sayegh (Lebanon)
Fiona Ross (UK)
Mamoun Sakkal (Syria/USA)
Kris Holmes (USA)
Huda Abi Fares Smitshuijzen(Lebanon/Netherlands)