Wissam Shawkat - Love Carpet Arabic calligraphy with all the different words for love

The Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography is a cultural foundation and design research center dedicated to advancing design and typography in the Middle East, North Africa and their diaspora, and to building cross-cultural creative networks.

Persian (Fārsī/فارسی) language has been written with a number of different scripts, including the Old Persian Cuneiform, Pahlavi, Aramaic, and Avestan, Cyrillic and Latin alphabets. After the Islamic conquest of the Persian Sassanian Empire in 642 AD, Arabic became the language of government, culture and especially religion. The official language of Iran is sometimes called Farsi in English and other languages.

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their…

Arabic Alphabet

The Arabic alphabet is the Arabic script as it is codified for writing the Arabic language. It is written from right to left,…