Arab News - Arabic calligraphy: Ancient craft, modern art

by Arab News

For the Saudi Year of Arabic Calligraphy, Arab News created an in-depth guide to the ancient craft and its evolution over time. With illustrations by Michael Driver and animated by Wild Studio this Deep Dive serves as the ultimate guide to the history, form and function of Arabic calligraphy.


Gold in Animation & Illustration for Websites 2021

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Lead Designer

Arab News

Design Company

Arab News

Project Website

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Design Team

Daniel Symons, Creative Director; Michael Driver, Illustrator; Animation, Wild Studio, Edward Emsley, Video Editor; Christian Tailor, Animator

Video (direct link)

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Individual Credits

Creative Director: Simon Khalil
Illustrator: Michael Driver
Video Editor: Edward Emsley