Arabic Text Faces


Headline vs Text
Arabic typographic norms differ significantly between headline and text faces so we are here listing the 2 separately. However, several of those listed under headline could work well in short runs of text. In case you have any questions, we are here to help you make the best choice!

Modern Text
Traditional Text


Modern Text



Koufiya
First every matching Latin and Arabic, perfect for bilingual publications and corporate identity.


Palatino® Sans Arabic
A monolinear Naskh; perfect for children’s books.


Badiya
Low contrast Naskh for modern looking publications and magazines.


Midan
A modern Naskh suitable for magazines.


Insan
A modern low-contrast Naskh suitable for corporate communication.


Mitra®
A stylish and modern design based on Naskh.


Tanseek
A modern and simplified Naskhi-inspired design.


ASV Codar®
A free style with quick and graceful strokes.


Sultan Free
A free style with quick and graceful strokes.



Traditional Text



Palatino Arabic
Poetic and elegant calligraphic Naskh for books and invitations.


Jalal®
Very elegant Naskh with open and extended proportions.


Nazanin®
Graceful and superbly designed Naskh with a Persian flavour.


Yakout®
The ultimate newspaper font, a widely popular Linotype original.


Lotus® Arabic
A well-tried bookface with a classic feel.


Maged®
A Naskh style with a strong base and a slight angle.


Badr®
A classical proportioned bookface.


Hassan®
Calligraphic and compact proportions.


Karim®
Highly graphic and elegant design.

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