Author: Denielle

I had an absolutely wonderful time participating in the intensive 5-day Arabic Type Design Workshop at Tashkeel. The Workshop was hosted by the Khatt Foundation and led by the talented Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès, Pascal Zoghbi and Lara Assouad Khoury. On the first day of the Workshop...

This week I had the pleasure of taking my Typography 2 class to see the Letters of Light Exhibition (Hurouf Al Noor) at the joint Gallery & Studio Tashkeel. The meaning of tashkeel التشكيل is “forming” or “shaping” and the gallery aims to form a...

During our (field)trip to Tashkeel today, we were fortunate to catch Assistant Professor Colleen Quigley in action as she taught a wood-firing pottery workshop in the courtyard. We joined the group as pottery pieces were being pulled from a large barrel, one at a time,...

Today the University welcomed internationally renowned graffiti artist eL Seed to join students in the Art & Design Department in an intensive 3-hour graffiti workshop. el Seed worked with students to instill feelings of artistic agency and pride in creating a large-scale artwork in a...

HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN FABRIC PANEL (using print canvas and wooden frames) Recently I've been trying to work on projects at home that are honestly much more "crafty" than proper design. Admittedly it's a nice break from the computer and feels like a return to...