Hand-Painted Persian Carpets By Jason Seife

Miami-based artist Jason Seife has beautifully created paintings inspired by complex patterns found in Persian carpets using a combination of acrylic and ink. Seife work is based on the history of classic carpet designs, with particular choices of pattern and color for ancient weaving craft in a new light.

Moroccan Mosaics: The Art of Making Zillij

Geometric tile mosaic, known as Zillij, is a one of the leading artisanal crafts of Morocco. Zillij designs is an integral part of Morocco’s cultural heritage and it consists of individually handmade, hand-glazed, hand-cut geometrical clay mosaics forming intricate Arabian geometric patterns. This form of Islamic art is one of the main characteristics of Moroccan… Continue reading Moroccan Mosaics: The Art of Making Zillij

Digital Arabesques 2014 in Sharjah

French artist Miguel Chevalier was inspired by the architecture and culture of oriental universe and imagines “Digital Arabesques”, a generative and interactive virtual-reality installation projected on the floor of Al Majaz waterfront, as part of the 17th islamic art festival in sharjah. The Digital Arabesques 2014 revisits the traditional art of islam through the medium… Continue reading Digital Arabesques 2014 in Sharjah

Beautiful Light Calligraphy By Karim Jabbari

Tunisian artist Karim Jabbari is a talented light calligrapher who uses hand-held light and long-exposure photographic techniques to capture beautiful floating arabic phrases created in midair. The 35 year old artist has a signature style that mixes traditional Arabic calligraphy traditions with an edgy, urban aesthetic. Karim takes us through the night to show us his drawing, movement, and… Continue reading Beautiful Light Calligraphy By Karim Jabbari

Magnificent Photos Of Persian Architecture

These incredible photos you see here capture the intricate detail of the Persian’s beautiful Islamic architecture in Iran. Photographer Mohammad Domiri, 23-year-old, captured these amazing shots using a variety of techniques such as panoramic shots and fisheye lenses. Most of Domiri photography concentrate on Islamic mosque architecture, heavily decorated with mesmerizing geometric patterns and mosaics.