Mamoun Sakkal is founder and principal of Sakkal Design in Bothell, Washington. Providing graphic design and communication solutions to major national and international corporations, his firm has focused on Arabic calligraphy and typography since the 1990’s and received several awards for calligraphy, graphics, and type design including three awards of excellence from the Type Directors Club in New York. His work is widely published and he was recently commissioned to design the corporate Arabic typefaces for Burj Dubai and Armani Hotel in Dubai, and Awan Newspaper in Kuwait. Several of his Arabic fonts are now widely used as Windows system fonts. Sakkal Design clients include National Geographic, Microsoft, Linotype, and Bitstream among others.