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How would the logo look on a t-shirt? I still keep his early sketches for each in my files, precious mementos of the master at work. It is Sunday and we do final tweaking to the logo as we shall present it to the CEO in two hours.

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Much has happened in the past five years in this regard, and I know of several other Arab language dailies considering design changes. As we are doing final retouching of the Al Shabiba logo, six days prior to launch, we invite you to come to the blog during the weekend and see where our work takes us. Of course, changes of logo are never easy, in any alphabet. For those now joining thie weekend-long blog conversation: Designers are busy printing latest versions.

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I have a feeling we are almost there: A lot has happened since this version appeared. Also, I give you a glimpse of the section fronts for Al Shabiba: Evolution of a logo for Al Shabiba, and still tweeking it One almost final version of the Al Shabiba logo: I take a long time to draw one Arab character, but I find that newpsaper is the best way for me to convey to the calligrapher what I have in mind, and how I wish to proceed.

How can one go modern, but not sacrifice the charm of the Arab character in the alphabet. But, again, my western sensitivities are not what is important here. Good discussion of advertising strategies for the iPad http: Start with one of those fruit juices or smoothies. But, as I keep mentioning, the name of this newspaper, Al Shabiba, means The Youth, so a little young dancing on the page may not be a bad idea.


There are many fewer professional Arabic type designers compared to those who work on the Latin script. It is Saturday in hot try 42C and sunny Muscat, but we only see the sun thru the windows, as we are diligently working on doing final tweaks to the logo of Al Shabiba.

Perhaps the most exciting aspect of Nassim, however, is that it was designed for Tasmeemthe remarkable plug-in for InDesign Shabbiba that brings traditional Arabic calligraphic refinement to typography. Jan asks the question: Kargeen can offer you pasta, pizzas and western style salads, but who wants to do that while sitting in the midst of a room with a lamp that hangs like an upside down barril from the ceiling making even short people like me have to lower our heads as we pass, not to mention the shishas that wrap themselves like snakes around the smokers, spewing out a rich aroma with the smoke that is like a mix of cinnamon, ginger and other spices.

More to come as the day progresses.

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Not many designers use it these days, but it may have a vibrant renaissance in Arab language newspapers. Al Shabiba, which means Youthwants to shabjba truer to its name: But Jan Kny, our Garcia Media art director Garcia Media Europe points out that the dots are too close to each otherso we ask him to separate him.

We hope to emerge with a very modern one today. I paid my second visit to this fascinating and picturesque place today for lunch. And, like people with his talents and genius, a humble, personable, great to work with person.

Ahmed dressed in white at right in most photos. As we are newsppaer final retouching of the Al Shabiba logo, six days prior to launch, we shsbiba you to come to the blog during the weekend and see where our work takes us Not easy to recreate Arabic characters, but we give it a try It is 4: While their Latin complements have been around long enough I have used them repeatedly over the years myself, but not much nowadaysto the Arabic reading world these are brand new looks.


How logo would fit at the top of Page One in this prototype page. We use it for Al Shabiba Palatino Arabic http: Final three versions of the day for logo of Al Shabiba: Meanwhile, as we came into the building thru a backdoor today, I noticed a very old Al Shabiba logo still sitting at the top of the door.

What the CEO says…. The weekend is here and time shablba offer you some interesting links for when you are ready to sit down to catch up.

So I take a good look and I see that we have a system of dividing lines. Old logo sits at the top of a backdoor; new version latest one, anyway below. Links to interesting weekend reads.

I called upon the talents of Jim Parkinson for a variety of projects across the world. The differences here are in the positioning of those dots, or whether they are looking up or down, bunched up or separated. newspper

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The most conservative elements here think it is too young, that the sheen dances into the page anything wrong with that? At the end, i ask the Arab language readers in the room to take a look and see what reaction they have in 10 seconds.

We are still going at it, and will keep you updated. We think we like what we already have, but apparently the big boss wants to see other versions. Osama says that, indeed, characters should not touch, so he goes back to the drawing board and separates them. But progress is tremendous, and we now have choices, including for Arab versions of fonts that we are well familiarized with, such as Palatino and Frutiger, among others.