Zenab's pockets are filled with types of types. She takes a multi-script and multi-lingual approach while teaching typography and design as an Assistant Professor at Maine College of Art & Design, Portland. She holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, the United Kingdom, and a Bachelor’s in Visual Communication Design from Swinburne University, Australia.
She is an award-winning typographer and type designer and an enthusiastic letterpress printer, she often conducts typesetting studios and workshops. It focuses on typography theory, book typography, printed text and elaborates on printing techniques from hot metal to cold type.
As a sign collector, she curates Sign Walks, an online platform that critically examines urban signages, within the particular contexts, history, and implications within the temporal shifts of cityscapes. Zenab lectures on typography ( book design, and graphic design) nationally and internationally.
Member of Hamilton Wood Type Museum, APHA American Print Historical Association, Letterform Archive and Alpahbettes Mentor.