Calligraphy in modern graphic design
To me, Arabic calligraphy is elegance personified. Not many things can compete with the flowing lines, the intricate patterns it creates and the sense of passion and wonder it emphasises. My father, rest his soul, had employed Arabic calligraphy in many of his paintings. I’m blessed and fortunate enough to own a few of those prints and paintings, one of them sits right in front of me in my office, and it always encourages me to look for passion and creativity in everything that I do, especially my chosen form of art – film. Here’s the print:
Beyond that. I’ve come across this video of the Iranian graphic designer Reza Abedini who is a professor graphic design and visual culture at Tehran University whom I don’t know much about.