Eyad Al-Samman is a Yemeni author, lecturer, typographer, and freelance graphic designer. He was born in Sana'a, the capital city of Yemen, and still lives there. Eyad has a bachelor degree in electrical and computer engineering and a master's degree in business administration. He works as an assistant lecturer in local Yemeni universities and community colleges. He teaches there managerial and other subjects in English language.
Eyad has started working as a graphic designer since 1999 and discovered the magic world of typography in the mid-2000s. His first designed typeface was Loyolliams which he designed end 2005. His fonts are mostly used in typesetting and publications of different texts including Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Kurdish, Latin, Cyrillic, and others. One of his composed pangrams is "waxy gents chalked over my fab jazzy quip" which contains 34 letters.