Islamic Design Motifs


Picked up this amazing gem/book Islamic Designs by Russian art historian N. Simakoff from the Iliad Book Store the other week and quickly (and poorly) scanned some interesting motifs while flipping through the book.  Most of the designs were drawn from carpets, textiles, carved wood, plaster and stone, tiles, decorative painting of buildings and furnishings, metalwork, jewelry, and other miscellaneous artifacts.  Great use of ornate curves and angulature in these.  


Gexton said...

Striking painting, I love it. Her expression is so well captured.
This is beautiful. Really enjoyed catching up with your blog. What a great painting. There were so many amazing views - I could have painted many more too
it's very nice blog, keep wondorfull and sharing your blog.
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Home Synchronize said...

Wow! I really like these Islamic designs which explores the passion of Calligraphy Islamic Art. This is one of the inspirational posts of Islamic designs. Thanks for sharing.

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