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The trend of Arabic calligraphy/typography in fashion is growing

A new crop of designers from the region and abroad are pushing the envelope by employing Arabic calligraphy in innovative ways.

Read two interesting short articles: A Fashion Icon is Born and Calligraphy and the West on trendsetting fashion and lifestyle website Dia Diwan

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The article features companies like MoreCult who collaborated with Khatt member Pascal Zoghbi to create their name in Arabic as an intricate square kufi pattern, and Jaqueline Bejani's Ferka16 who is trying through her t-shirt design to promote young and contemporary Arab poets and designers.

The above mentioned sites are worth the visit and support of this community! Maybe you can conrtibute with new designs to their funky collections.