Moroccan patterns

Moroccan patterns

From ”Calligraphie Arabe Vivante”  by Hassan Massoudy (1981 edition)

From ”Calligraphie Arabe Vivante” by Hassan Massoudy (1981 edition)

Arabic dish

Arabic dish

Arabic calligraphy

Arabic calligraphy

Rene Wanner's Poster Page / The 5th Annual International Typography Poster as Asma-ul Husna

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

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

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

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.

Kufic script is a lovely and ancient variant of the Arabic alphabet that developed out of the Nabatean alphabet of Classical-era Petra.

Islamic Calligraphy Art - Everittee Barbee

Islamic Calligraphy Art - Everittee Barbee

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