Pascal Zoghbi is an Arabic type designer and typographer. His design work ranges from creating new Arabic fonts and corporate identities to print publications. After he graduated from the Type & Media course at The Royal Academy of Arts in The Netherlands with a Master of Design, Pascal participated in a series of Arabic type-design projects. He created contemporary Arabic fonts for leading Middle Eastern newspapers, urban institutions, art events, magazines, and software. He also took part in the Typographic Matchmaking 01 and 02 projects organized by The Khatt Foundation.
In 2006 he founded 29 Letters. Since 2006, he has been teaching typography and type design at graphic design schools at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Lebanese American University (LAU). He frequently gives lectures and workshops about Arabic type and typography. He co-authored and edited the "Arabic Graffiti" book published by "From Here To Fame" in Berlin. He is one of the ten finalists for the “Jameel Prize 3", 2013, and one of the 29 Letters fonts won the TDC 2014.
[Pascal Zoghbi, February 2014]