The Art of Arabic Calligraphic Designs

Just like the name enlightens, “calli” refers to beauty and “graphy” means writing. With a broad tip of pen, calligraphers bring words back to life scripting them in an extraordinary way. It’s the art of writing words in a gorgeous, expressive and classy technique.

From various types of Calligraphic designs, some of the elegant and sophisticated ones are:

  • Thuluth Style: Islamic calligraphy introduced by Persians in 11th century
  • Diwani Style: It has its roots from Ottoman Turks, a form of Arabic script.
  • Nastaliq Style: One of the main used design in Perso-Arabic script. Developed in Iran in 8th and 9th century.

Visit our Arabic Art Section for more interesting and inspiring designs

 

L’art de l’instant” – Quiberon – 2007         
Calligraphy : Julien Breton – Kaalam. Photography : G.J. Plisson

This piece of art is a logo for Liana and Imad, written in Kufi Morabba style and designed by Nihad Nadam.

Beautifully written in Dewani Style, it’s an Islamic art Arabic calligraphy for an Islamic quote.

Written in Maghribi script found in 13th century in North Africa. Courtesy of Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Magnificently drawn horse in calligraphic style

The amazing Calligraphic Design by Julien Breton –Kaalam with the photography of G.J. Plisson

“Paradise is under swords shadow” – This quote beautifully written in Arabic Style calligraphy.

A sophisticated piece of art in Turkish Calligraphy.

Designed by Poésie” – Pol’n – Nantes – 2007 with calligraphy and photography of Julien Breton

Ayaaz Arabic Calligrpahy
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Calligraphy on T-Shirt

By: Muhammad ElMahdy

By:Mohammed Al Zahrani

Card Calligraphy Design

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The grace and love these types of calligraphic designs have been done with, it shows the significance of art. Not only in ancient times. but also now such charming art makes our lives a lot more colorful. Which one of these do you like the most? Share your feedback through comments!

 

Founder and Director of The Art Times and Iconic Graphics. Colors, Design and Art always attract me. I start making User Interfaces for Windows in 2004 after finishing my study. Start a job as Creative Website and Graphic Designer after success of UI Designs. I start planning for blog in 2009 and spend almost a whole year on research and online exploration. Finally The Art Times was founded in 2010 and I start writing and publishing post about inspirations and freebies created by me. The Art Time is my vision and it's mission is to provide just quality contents to readers and learners from all over the world to help them to make their work more effective and successful.

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