Hasan Abu Afash
Hasan is a prolific Arab designer living in Gaza/Palestine. He’s been running Hiba Studio since 2007. He has designed several Arabic fonts such as Hasan Alquds in cooperation with Mamoun Sakkal and Hasan Hiba, a traditional Kufi font. Hasan Hiba along with one of his other designs Hasan Noor were recently upgraded to the DecoType font format for use in WinSoft Tasmeem now bundled with InDesign CS4. Hasan Abu Afash has also developed complex opentype layout features for numerous Arabic fonts such as the Arajhi family for the Alrajhi Bank of Saudi Arabia, the Jumeirah Arabic font designed by Pascal Zoghbi and Huda AbiFares for Jumeirah International/UAE, the Seria Arabic font family designed by Pascal Zoghbi for FontShop International, Alinma TheSans fonts designed by Luc(as) de Groot and Mouneer ElShaarani for Al Inma Bank and Chams Arabic font family designed by Al Mohtaraf Assaudi.