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  • Calligraphy Workshop in Beirut – Easter edition
    August 5, 2019
    The idea came from a very good friend of mine. Last year, he asked me: “Hey Hicham, why don’t you come over here and teach?” My answer was fast and clear: “Let’s go !!! ” Since then, we have organized already 3 events this year and the fourth is already scheduled. It is a great […]
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  • The Drop, a popular shape in Calligraphy
    August 5, 2019
    The famous logo of “Al-Jazeera” is calligraphic design. In Arabic, “al-Jazeera” means “the island” as a reference to the peninsula shape of Qatar. The logo was selected by Hamad bin Khalifa, the emir of Qatar, as the winning entry in a design competition. The Al Jazeera logo was not designed by a professional graphic designer […]
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  • My First Tattoo Design
    February 28, 2019
    At that time, I was living in Iran and had just published my first webpage. It was a very simple website showing a few calligraphies that I had made. My favorite themes were belly dancers, portraits and birds. Visiting archaeological treasures such as Shiraz or Isfahan enriched my inspiration. I never thought about tattoo designs […]
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  • Exhibition in Copenhagen – November 2018
    November 11, 2018
    It has been a long time since I have organized an Exhibition. This time it is in Copenhagen where I currently live and it will last the full month of November. I would like to thank Fritz, a brillant musician that offered me the possibility to do so. I helped him design the cover of […]
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  • Latin or Arabic?
    October 16, 2018
    Being born in France, the first language I learned to write was French with its Latin alphabet. My passion for Arabic calligraphy started later when I was a student. I was attracted by the harmony and the flow of the Arabic letters and got offered the possibility to be trained by a Master. I focused […]
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