Sahar Afshar is a type designer and researcher from Iran. Her interest in typography during her years as a student at the University of Tehran led her to the University of Reading, from which she holds an MA in Research in Typography & Graphic Communication. Since graduation, she has been working on the design of Arabic typefaces and researching the printing of non-Latin scripts – specifically Arabic and Indic. Sahar is currently based in the UK and is a doctoral candidate at Birmingham City University where she is researching Punjabi printing history and culture in post-war Britain.
Sahar published Athelas Arabic with TypeTogether.