Part 1: Randa Abdel Baki
Bilingual typographic systems
This presentation focuses on typographic bilingual systems suggesting functional methods that combine Arabic & Latin scripts in effective layouts. The study showcases bilingual projects in Lebanon, highlighting the work of typography students at the Lebanese American University. The proposed dual typographic systems will help designers to create successful bilingual structures when faced with the challenge of combining different scripts of opposite directions and forms.
Part 2: Pascal Glissmann
Exploring bilingual signs
Moving to Beirut – a multilingual place – creates a new perception of urban typography. This visual journey explores the dense signage of this cosmopolitan city.