ARABIC AND ISLAMIC TYPOGRAPHY
Examples of Arabic Type Design by Mamoun Sakkal

SAKKAL DESIGN ARABIC TYPEFACES LIST

Typeface Name
Year
Latin Compatibility
Notes
Sakkal Maya 1991   Previously licensed to Winsoft
Sakkal Seta 1992   Previously licensed to Winsoft
Sakkal Sameh 1992   Not released
Nadeem Swash 1994   Revision of existing font used to typeset poetry book
AlFuttaim 1998 Compatible with AlFuttaim Latin Programming by Thomas Milo, exclusive to AlFuttaim
Sakkal Kafi 1999-2011   Not released
Arabtek 2000 Compatible with Teknik Latin Not released
Arabic Typesetting 2002 Latin by John Hudson With Paul Nelson, exclusive to Microsoft
Microsoft Uighur 2002 Latin by John Hudson Exclusive to Microsoft
Sakkal Baseet 2003   Not released
Microsoft Uighur Bold 2004 Latin by John Hudson Exclusive to Microsoft
Sakkal Majalla 2004 Latin by Steve Matteson 2 weights licensed to Microsoft
Hasan Alquds 2005   With Hasan Abu Afash
Burj Dubai Shilia 2006 Compatible with Foundry Sans Latin Exclusive to Emaar Properties
BD Armani Shilia Thin 2006 Compatible with Univers Thin Exclusive to Armani
Letter Gothic Arabic 2006 Compatible with Letter Gothic Latin Exclusive to Bitstream
Sakkal Ghajar 2006   Not released
Lablab 2007 Compatible with Convection Latin 2 weights licensed to Microsoft XBox. Not released
Sakkal Shadeed 2007   Not released
Awan Newspaper 2007 Compatible with Univers Exclusive to Awan Newspaper, Kuwait
Jawal 2008   Licensed to Bitstream. Not released
Zaman 2009   Released as part of AwanZaman (see below)
Bitstream Mobile Arabic 2009   Exclusive to Bitstream
Sakkal Saad 2010   Not released
Sakkal Majallatan 2010   A more cursive version of Sakkal Majalla. Not released
Sakkal Deema 2011   Not released
Arial Arabic 2011 Compatible with Arial Latin Re-design for Microsoft. Not released
Traditional Arabic enhancements 2011   Exclusive to Microsoft
Simplified Arabic enhancements 2011   Exclusive to Microsoft
Urdu Typesetting enhancements 2011   Exclusive to Microsoft
Shilia 2011 Compatible with Univers Released by Linotype with Univers Latin
Sakkal Majalla Tali 2012   An updated version of Sakkal Majalla. Not released
Mohanad 2013   Re-design, commissioned by Microsoft Saudi Arabia
Bustan 2014   Design by Jamal Bustan, development by Sakkal Design
AwanZaman 2014 Latin by Juliet Shen Released by TypeTogether in 2016
Simplified Arabic enhancements 2014   Expansion and enhancements. Exclusive to Microsoft
Sakkal Majalla expansion 2014   2 weights licensed to Microsoft
Sakkal Wadi 2015   Modern Naskh font for screen. 5 weights. Not released
Sakkal Kitab 2015   Printing Naskh font. 5 weights. Not released
Calibri Arabic 2015   3 weights. Ecxlusive to Microsoft, released 2016
Bayan Madina Swashes 2016   Exclusive design. 1 weight.
Sakkal Majalla Thaana 2016   Exclusive to Microsoft
       

Updated 11/20/2016



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