SST Arabic

While at Monotype, I designed the Arabic part of the new corporate typeface for Sony, SST Arabic. The typeface is part of a large family comprised of many scripts such as Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Thai, and Japanese. The design is a Kufi-Naskh hybrid that is mean to work in a variety of sizes and applications….


I was asked to design the headline newspaper for An-Nahar which is the largest and oldest Lebanese daily. The project was part of a larger redesign of the whole newspaper by renowned designer, Mario Garcia. This project dates to when I was the Arabic Specialist at Linotype. The typeface is in the traditional Simplified Naskh…