Arabic Calligraffiti: How Calligraphy Found Its Way Into Urban Arts

Arabic Calligraffiti: How Calligraphy Found Its Way Into Urban Arts
Design

A book traces how Arabic calligraphy found its way into contemporary design, street art, and fashion.

Plus Aziz
  • 22 april 2011

Recent developments in the Middle East have given its “creative class” an unprecedented level of freedom to tag, draw, subvert, and write in public spaces. One consequence of this is that deep-rooted fields, namely calligraphy, are experiencing a phase of intense re-purposing.

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