Square kufic signatures from 1325, up to today. More images and info here.

Square kufic signatures from 1325, up to today. More images and info here.

Monday 12/16/2013

calligraphy; ancient; kufic; square kufic;

These two images show the same text, afaik The top one is a square kufi. More info here. Made by Wan Lutfi.

Monday 11/25/2013

calligraphy; 2010s; kufic; square kufic;

Square kufic dating back to 1433!
via kufikufi.

Square kufic dating back to 1433!

via kufikufi.

Sunday 11/24/2013

calligraphy; ancient; kufic; square kufic;

This is code for “don’t mind my parents”. See for yourself. Made by Wan Lutfi, Malaysia.

This is code for “don’t mind my parents”. See for yourself. Made by Wan Lutfi, Malaysia.

Thursday 8/15/2013

2010s; calligraphy; kufic;

Old Tibetan calligraphy by Tshe-tan Zhabs-drung ཚེ་ཏན་ཞབས་དྲུང followed by the Tibetan Phags-pa fonts by Babelstone and the square Mongolian style of Phags-pa used for decoration.

Seems to originate from the 1200s and is sometimes called square script. Also see the arabic square kufi.

Thanks to µB for the heads up! More here.

Thursday 4/4/2013

calligraphy; tibet; font; ancient; 1200s;

Kufi works by Abdulaziz Şahin, Turkey. All these designs contain the word Muhammed or Allah, or both. More here.

Friday 3/29/2013

2010s; typography; calligraphy; kufic; square kufic;

Square kufi scripts by lutfi. All these images are text. 

Monday 3/25/2013

calligraphy; arabic; 2010s; kufic; square kufic;

Calligraphy in zoomorphic shapes, via.

Thursday 2/7/2013

calligraphy; zoomorphic; arabasque;

Mirror writing in the Ottoman calligraphy. Formed by writing in the direction that is the reverse of the natural way for a given language, such that the result is the mirror image of normal writing.

Sunday 9/23/2012

calligraphy; mirror writing;

Shikasta Nastaʿlīq, a Persian calligraphical style.

Shikasta Nastaʿlīq, a Persian calligraphical style.

Wednesday 9/12/2012

calligraphy;

Zoomorphic Calligraphy

Zoomorphic Calligraphy

Wednesday 5/2/2012

calligraphy;