ArchNet - Digital Library

ArchNet is an international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilisations.


Sakkal Design

Arabic and Islamic Art, Arabic Calligraphy and Typography, Graphic Design, Clip Art, Eid Greeting Cards. A resource for Square Kufic, designs and instructions. is maintained by Kufi Sdn Bhd. The site features art by the artist and graphic designer Shukor Yahya. is privately owned by fans of Kufi Squares.




Arabic Calligraphy

Arabic Calligraphy Services was first established in 1999 as a world leader in the field of Arabic Calligraphy - Providing individuals and corporations alike with an artistic, high resolution, relevant and enjoyable Arabic Calligraphy Styles.



Mediamatic square kufic workshop

Learn the basics of Kufi, the oldest Arabic calligraphic style. Create your own square Kufi pattern from Arabic or Dutch words by coming to two evening workshops! Write your own name or favorite word in Kufi style and design a beautiful square Kufi.





Arabic Type-Bomb / lecture & workshop at AUS

I give a lecture on Arabic type at AUS (American University of Sharjah) on the 28th of April 2009. Design professionals and students from the UAE attended the lecture and participate in the Arabic type discussions that followed. A kufi workshop followed on the 29th and 30th of May for the seniors of AUS.