Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography
Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès is the Founding Director of the Khatt Foundation and Khatt Books publishers. She holds degrees in design and design history from Leiden University (PhD), Yale University School of Art (MFA), and Rhode Island School of Design (BFA). She is member of AGI (Alliance Typographique Internationale). She specializes in multilingual typographic research and design, with focus on Arabic typography and design history. She has published several books on typography and design from the Arab World, and contributes essays regularly to professional and academic publications. She is a designer, writer, researcher, editor and design curator.