A true creative from Egypt, an Arab pioneer in Typography and Lettering arts, he is the one behind designing the contemporary font of Cairo road and transportation signage in the early 80’s! Which makes Cairo the first Arab city that owns a custom font for its streets.
You can learn more about Dr. Fathi by reading this rare article from 1982 that I’ve dug from the Jordanian Architect Bilal Hammad’s archive in 2013. (Arabic)
Dr. Fathi (In Arabic د. فتحي جودة) was born in 1935, and still until the moment working as a design professor in the faculty of applied arts in the Helwan University.
Dr. Fathi is a prominent Arab Lettering artist, please enjoy his beautiful works:
[…] And even in the Arab world; Cairo has got a unique road signage font in the 80’s designed by Dr Fathi Gooda, which still used as the public transportation font in the city, also there is the famous LAKHDAR […]