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Siti Faizah Binte Mahput

Siti Faizah Binte Mahput

BA(Hons) Design Communication
2017 — 2020

Faizah Mahfudz is a designer who believes in being upfront with the processes of her work as she explores different facets of the study. With an interest in the arts and culture scene, Faizah employs historical research and hands-on experimentation of techniques in her design practice.


Decolonising Arabic Type

Type is a visual form of language, informing time, status and values. This research delves into the colonisation of Latin in the type design development of non-Latin scripts like Arabic. The project looks into colonisation through Thomas Milo’s study of Latin normalisation applied in Arabic type design process.

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