Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Hexagon Layout

In ancient kufics, we can find many layout of kufic design. Othe than star layout, the popular layout are hexagon and swastika.

Why are these layout being choosed for the design? There are many elements that influenced the calighrapher in determining the layout for their design. The khats are an expression of sufism. Every layout have their own meaning which are very interesting to study.

The design above is not my original idea. I took the design from a book cover and redraw it with my own colour concept. The original is from here:

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