From ”Calligraphie Arabe Vivante” by Hassan Massoudy (1981 edition)
Rene Wanner's Poster Page / The 5th Annual International Typography Poster as Asma-ul Husna
Earthenware bowl. The Arabic word ghibta (happiness) is repeated as the main element of decoration. 9th century Abbasid, Iraq
Slip-painted earthenware bowl with Arabic inscription reading “If ignorance turns the heart of a man it will destroy his wealth and his health” Probably Samarkand, Central Asia, 4th century AH/10th century CE 20.9 cm diameter; 6.3 cm high
cool calligraphy/typography by Alireza Hesaraki, Iran
Kufic script is a lovely and ancient variant of the Arabic alphabet that developed out of the Nabatean alphabet of Classical-era Petra.