This is the homepage of the discussion group Arabic Typography and Type Design on the Typophile forums. It is described on the welcome page as "the place to discuss anything and everything to do with making and using typefaces for Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and the many other languages that use variants of the Arab script." Forum topics include, but are not limited to, questions and advice related to the design or use of Arabic type, technical issues related to making Arabic fonts and resolving text encoding and display issues, announcements of events, exhibitions, etc., and links to Arabic typography on the Web.