A quick walk in Cairo streets will immediately reveal the rich contrast in the city, in all different levels and meanings, you’ll see the records of ups and downs beside each other, and that is very important since it answers many things to me: What happened to the Arab world? And what would happen tomorrow? In which direction we are going? And most importantly, are we learning from this valuable narrative source?
I’ve passed beside these signs a few days ago, exactly on the 25th of January, my feelings were really disturbed! I stood up here before eight years, few months after the revolution, where the tents sill at the Tahrir square and every young person literally holding a stencil and spraying designs and messages! And now, I’m looking at this chunk of history, and reaching one conclusion:
Do not lose hope!
Dear Arabic type designer,
Kindly stop converting classical Arabic Calligraphic scripts into computer fonts, it wastes your time and hurt our eyes.