Sahar Afshar

Sahar Afshar is a type designer and researcher from Iran. Her interest in typography during her years as a student at the University of Tehran led her to the University of Reading, from which she holds an MA by Research in Typography & Graphic Communication. Since graduation, she has been working on the design of Arabic typefaces and researching the printing of non-Latin –specifically Arabic and Indic– scripts. She is currently based in the UK, and is a doctoral candidate at Birmingham City University, where she is researching Punjabi printing history and culture in post-war Britain.

Sahar has published Athelas Arabic with TypeTogether.

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