29LT UA NEO: A Detached Arabic System of Fonts
29LT UA Neo B and N are revivals of the Unified Arabic™ type system first introduced by Mr. Nasri Khattar in the 1950s and his innovative idea of detached Arabic type.
UA Neo B and N are based on the same skeleton forms, though UA Neo B is mono-linear and geometric, while UA Neo N is calligraphic and cursive in feel. The original designs only existed in Regular weights; we added two additional Light and Bold weights to each of the two sets. Mr. Khattar drew the fonts with a character set initially limited to the typewriter and later for primitive computers: Hence the glyph set only covered a basic Arabic set with limited punctuation and symbols. Therefore, we needed to add the full set of punctuation and symbols, as well as the additional Farsi and Urdu letters to be able to support these scripts.Read more