Ghada Wali, The Egyptian Graphic Designer on Forbes list 30 under 30

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On March 5, 2017

Graphic designer, Ghada Wali was selected among “Forbes List-30 under 30-2017”

Ghada, 27 years old  graduated from GUC and worked as Graphic Design Tutor in both the American University in Cairo and the German University in Cairo.

The Hierolatin Typeface-An experimental typeface developed to introduce hieroglyphics & pharaonic iconography through latin typography.

“Being the highest honors graduate of the first class of the new established Graphic design program in the German University in Cairo, puts me as one of the pioneers in Graphic design throughout my country. Of course it was a great challenge to join a program happening for the first time in Egypt, but I insisted in marking my first steps in my journey for solely believing how can Graphic design change the world”.

“Meen Homma” – A book and posters about the stereotype Egyptians who build their opinions and values upon things that they just grew up on without questioning if these things are right or wrong

Naguib Mahfouz Tribute- Experimenting how timeless works can manifest and evolve visually whilst holding the same value and meanings in relation to our visual culture today.

SODIC – Corporate Campaign

Innovating the Arabic Learning Experience through Lego-WINNER AT STA 100 competition, Chicago

“I always intended for reaching out to diverse designers-coming from different design schools and cultural backgrounds- while attending international design conferences in the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, Istanbul, Milan, London, Berlin, Barcelona and Zurich. All these experiences have been of a great learning which solidified my creative, design, -and illustrative skills. Travel has played a large role in shaping my view of others and of cultural differences”.

Egyptian Lettering Styles in Vintage Movie Posters

“I found myself able to encompass the Egyptian flavor through portraying my work on the maps of global trends. “New, innovative, culturally driven, originally imprinted, clear, interactive, functional, emotional, conceptual, a signature, a treasure” this is how I keep my work tied to those concepts. In addition, My independent research projects have strengthened my skills in laboratory work and developed in me an eye for details”.

For more about her work check her website and behance

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Last modified: March 5, 2017