Qu’ranic illumination

Sunday 8 June 2003This is 20 years old. Be careful.

About a year ago, on an impulse, I bought a lovely little book called Platonic & Archimedean Solids, by Daud Sutton. I was so taken with the beautiful illustrations, that I tracked down an email address for Daud to compliment him on his artwork. Nearly a year later (!) he wrote back, pointing me to some flash work he’d done for Tradigital, a company which aims to produce new Arabic publications with all of the beauty and richness of hand-produced work of previous centuries. (Daud’s flash isn’t easily linkable on its own: go to Specials, and open the flash film yourself).



You might also be interested in the book by Don Knuth called 3:16 Bible Texts Illuminated. It has some wonderful representations of bible verses using different fonts by various designers. Knowing you interest in font design, you'd probably enjoy it.

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