Monthly Archives: May 2012

Purification of the Heart Revisited

The second edition of Hamza Yusuf’s Purification of the Heart is shortly to be printed, eight years after it’s first impression. It has been completely re-typeset in a typeface named Quadraat which was selected as Sandala’s house style ten years … Continue reading

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Mohamed Zakariya, Calligrapher

The 20th May just gone was Mohamed Zakariya’s 7oth birthday. He is not that well known outside the rarified atmosphere of Ottoman calligraphers but he has had a great measure of influence on people like myself over the years. His … Continue reading

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Not About Typography

This isn’t about typography, or music. File under personal jottings. As a confirmed expat, my umbilical link to the old country is through my computer, like probably millions of other expats. Whilst tapping on my laptop a few days ago, … Continue reading

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