Seeing Studies, Vision of Design: Reza Abedini
Ghobad Shiva, Morteza Momayez, Mehdi Saeedi, Farshid Mesghali, Aydin Aghdashloo
Tehran University of Art
Nuqat 2013 day 2 8 11 2013 lecture 4 reza abedini
Reza Abedini, (Persian: رضا عابدینی , born 1967 in Tehran) is an Iranian graphic designer and a visiting Assistant Professor of graphic design and visual culture at the American University of Beirut. His works keep a modern theme as he blends traditional Islamic patterns, calligraphy and culture. He combines simple illustrations with poetic typography and elegant layouts, exploring the beauty of the Persian language.
- Nuqat 2013 day 2 8 11 2013 lecture 4 reza abedini
- Reza Abedini Top 7 Facts
- Early life
- Academic career
- Honors and awards
His design influences include Aleksander Rodchenko, Ikko Tanaka, Sani'ol Molk Ghafari, Roman Cieslewicz and Mirza Gholam-Reza Esfahani.
Abedini has won dozens of national and international design awards. In 2006 he received the Principal Prince Claus Award in recognition of his personal creativity in the production of special graphic designs, as well as for the personal manner in which he applies and redefines the knowledge and accomplishments of Iran’s artistic heritage, thus making them highly interesting. The award also focuses attention on the diversity of both the historical and the modern Iranian culture, recognizing the impact of graphic design as an influential international means of communication.
Abedini is a member of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS) since 1997, he was a member of jury at several biennials throughout the world. His name is listed in Meggs History of Graphic Design, as one of the world's outstanding post digital graphic designers.
Reza Abedini Top #7 Facts
Growing up, Abedini’s teacher saw potential in and guided him to embrace art. He then assisted his teacher on several creative art projects. From there, he majored in painting from the Tehran University of Art and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992. Upon graduating until 1993 he was the Editor of the visual section of Sureh monthly magazine. In 1993 he founded the Reza Abedini Studio.