Category: Jordan

Sparking entrepreneurship: Wamda is “coming soon”!

Today, we get to lift the curtain, just a little bit, and start the launch process for one of the most interesting and challenging project we’ve ever worked on at SYNTAX. Together with our friends at Spring, we’ve been commissioned to build what hopefully will become the region’s most comprehensive, dynamic and interactive entrepreneurial hub. […]

SYNTAX and Spring design and develop new release of Aramram TV

One of the coolest Arab media projects out there these days is Aramram, a web-TV project based in Amman. The Aramram team is redefining what local socially and culturally engaged TV means, with a progressive editorial line and a fresh/edgy visual brand of video communication. It’s everything mainstream TV is not! Over the past year, […]

What do SYNTAX designers do in their free time? Amazing calligraphy, of course!

The man in the picture is none other than SYNTAX senior designer Hussein Azaat. During the work day, he is busy creating websites, iPhone app design, logos and print communication for SYNTAX’s clients. But when night falls, out comes his alter ego. Hussein the Calligrapher. Recently Hussein came into the office with a bunch of […]

[email protected]: brand strategists, interactive architects, designers, project coordinators

Here’s the situation: SYNTAX: ..is an innovative, open and respectful (sometimes hectic) environment. We speak design, innovation, research, writing, technology, photography, architecture, strategy, web, mobile, Arabic, English and a bit of German too.. We work with little startups, big corporations, government initiatives, cities, art institutions, international organizations.. We create brands, websites, mobile apps, magazines, books, […]

SYNTAX awarded ‘Website of the Year’ prize at the Jordan Web Awards for Amman’s Centennial website

After being absent from the Jordan Web Awards for a couple of years, SYNTAX (and its sister web technology company Spring) was back for the 2009 awards. The ballroom of the Grand Hayat Hotel in Amman was jam-packed with web companies, reflecting the rapid development of the sector over past decade. The atmosphere was celebratory […]

SYNTAX launches the full site for Amman’s Centennial celebrations

Today, we’ve completed most of the work on the Amman Municipality’s Centennial website, a key project for us at SYNTAX, as it acts on one of the key recommendations we presented to the Greater Amman Municipality during the development of the Amman Brand: telling Amman’s story is building its identity. The site brings together a […]

What clients do with their logo when the designer is not looking

Brand Books! Corporate Identity Manuals! Logo Guidelines! That’s what many brand designers do for a living. We try to control every usage of the logo. We care about colors, alignment, safety areas around logos, materials and finishes. But “real life” always has another plan. On a recent visit to one of our clients, the Jordan […]

The Star on the Centennial of Amman’s Municipality and the SYNTAX crafted Amman Brand

The Jordanian English language weekly The Star focuses its cover story on the centennial celebrations of Amman’s municipality and the launch of the new Amman brand that was developed by SYNTAX. “Ahmad Humeid, the manager of Syntax, the company that designed the logo and holds the responsibility of re-branding Amman, as a city, told The […]