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DIY-Kufi Calligraphy With Paper Mosaics

There are two forms of Islamic art; Calligraphy and mosaics. Early muslims combined geometric shapes in highly sophisticated patterns to form amazingly complicated mosaics (see examples). They also used mosaics to highlight Islamic calligraphy on architecture in breathtaking designs. I have been thinking about learning the art of mosaics for a long time so after this blog post about [...]
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This Is The Original Islamic Calligraphy Style

I recently shared an article where we took a closer look at Arabic calligraphy and how it evolved through the Islamic dynasties. Today I will explore the original Islamic calligraphy style from which all the calligraphy styles evolved. Can you guess which one it was? Here are some hints: It was named after a city in Iraq. The [...]
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