40+ Creative Kufic Arabic Calligraphy Logo Design Examples
Arabic Calligraphy is a diverse Art, It has many forms and types. Kufic Arabic Calligraphy style is a very famous type of Islamic calligraphy and is commonly used in Kufic Arabic Calligraphy Logo designs.
Kufic Calligraphy originates from the 7th century and it was born in Kufa, Iraq. That is where this beautiful style gets its name too.
With the passage of time Arabic typography kept evolving and now in the year 2016 – 2017 Arabic Calligraphy is becoming a huge design trend in Branding and Logo design.
Last year when I wrote about the Logo design trends for the year 2016 , I mentioned that Typography logo designs will get a huge bump and recognition in the design community. I was Right , As Typographic Logo designs are a leading trend this year as well as a leading Logo design trend for 2017 as well.
The thing about Arabic Calligraphy in general that attracts so much undivided attention is that it is unique, different, complex and stunningly beautiful.
Kufic Typography is no different in this regard, it is elegant, sophisticated and the arrangement the letters have allows the Arabic Logo designer to play around and make beautiful Logo and design shapes.
Kufi letters can be arranged in geometric shapes and that is a very complex as well as time-consuming task, but the end results look beautiful and unique in the style.
Kufic script is written in many shapes and styles as well. but the most famous style is in the form of blocks.
– Square Kufic
– Kufic Design School
When designing a logo of a typographic piece with this type of Arabic script, Readability is not a prime focus. As letters have to be arranged in different manners and need to be manipulated as well so a well-looking shape can be made.
The current flag of Iraq (2008) includes a kufic rendition of the takbir. Similarly, the flag of Iran (1980) has the takbir written in white square kufic script a total of 22 times on the fringe of both the green and red bands.
I am being a huge Arabic Calligraphy Fan and Professional Arabic Logo Designer, absolutely adores Kufic script. I have done many logo designs in this style and my clients loved the amazing Logo designs.
I am sharing some beautiful Creative Kufic Arabic Calligraphy Logo Design Examples today, so you guys can also get inspired and see how beautiful and clean this style of Islamic calligraphy really is.
UPDATE: Kufic Logo Design in 2021-2022
Kufic Logo design trend is not slowing down at all , Kufic style typography or also known as Squre shape typography and Geometric style typography has made its way to being a prominent style in Branding for all types of businesses all around the world. Mostly Kufic style logo designs are used in Realestate businesses in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Property businesses in Kuwait and Qatar.
Kufic Logo design is also used in Food Businesses, Educational Businesses also use Kufic Logo designs, As the Geometric form of the Kufic logo makes it look sleek, Organised, and disciplined.
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