Yara Khoury Nammour is the design director of Al Mohtaraf, a leading design house in the Middle East that produces corporate identities for the Arab world as well as books, magazines and Arabic typefaces for newspapers and corporations. She also teaches graphic and type design at Notre Dame University and the Lebanese American University.
She is author of the book 'Nasri Khattar: A modernist Typotect'. She has also held several workshops in Dubai and Sharjah on Arabic Type Design and has lectured in several universities in the Arab world. She has served as jury for the D&AD awards and for the ISTD's (International Society of Typographic Designers) annual student assessment scheme.
Her work has been published in several international design books and is the winner of an ISTD Premium award and two awards of excellence and a D&AD In-Book award. She has also translated into the Arabic language several specialized books and references on Arabic type design for the Khatt Foundation.