Qatar residents and visitors can immerse themselves in the beauty of Arabic poster design at Msheireb Downtown Doha’s M7, featuring 100 captivating designs by artists in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.

Titled '100/100 Hundred Best Arabic Posters,' the exhibition, a part of the biennale Design Doha, provides a glimpse into the region’s graphic design landscape until August 5.

Featured are 100 posters selected from the fourth round of the “Hundred Best Arabic Posters” competition. An independent jury reviewed more than 7,400 submissions from 23 countries to choose these remarkable works.

The exhibition demonstrates the ability of design to build bridges, ignite creativity, and foster understanding, reflecting the initiative’s commitment to expanding the global reach of Arabic graphic design.

The posters on display present a diverse range of styles and techniques, highlighting the reinterpretation of script, image, and style in contemporary times. The work of Malik Saleh Alafiefe (Yemen/Saudi Arabia), titled 'Lawha in Lawha', features a bold, symmetrical arrangement of Arabic script.

Other highlights include Tawfiq Dawvhey Porter’s (Jordan) poster for the Makhtout Design Challenge, Zaynab Kriouch’s (Morocco) “Up-side Down” series exploring cartography, and Meryem Fekhari’s (Morocco) poster, which is for the illustration workshop of fictitious concerts in Ecole Superieure des Arts Visuels, Marrakech.

Beyond the 100/100 exhibition, Design Doha celebrates creative innovation in the Mena region. Previous exhibitions have featured works like Maryam Omar’s “Weaving Poems” installation, which celebrates traditional crafts; and “Craft and Symbol: The Evolution of Contemporary Design in Turkey”, underlining the historical context of Turkish design.

According to Qatar Museums, Design Doha is a unique platform for showcasing and fostering design excellence in Qatar and the wider region. It aims to create a space where creativity flourishes and new talents can be nurtured.
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