Tasmeem 3ajeeb!

Lead DesignerNathan Davis
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Prize(s)3rd Place in Print / Books
Entry Description

A conference catalog including remixed images of student work, three fluorescent inks, day glow vinyl, fourteen doubled sided pull out posters and a perforated punch out betula, a face covering commonly worn by older women in the gulf.

In 2015, The theme of the Tasmeem Doha art and design conference, was based on an arabizi word 3ajeeb! (ah-jeeb) which in Qatar means cool in a cool way, strange in a strange way or slightly weird in a slightly weird way.


Nathan is a designer and partner at Arcadian Studio. He received his MFA in design from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and has experience in qualitative design research, design management, art direction and brand identity.

Nathan is also currently an assistant professor at VCUQatar, where he teaches Surface Research. Nathan’s personal research encompasses typography, landscape, media and collaborative design processes. To see Nathan’s ongoing academic research and student projects visit his personal site: nathanrossdavis.com