It is possible to separate calligraphy as East and West calligraphy if we take processes and cultural differences that writing has lived during having a calligraphic formation. Each of these types of calligraphy is expressed in modern fashion with its own purpose. The calligraphy are used in different ways in terms of style, character and direction according to the origin of each method, on this basis, calligraphy are used in cases of integration between them to integrate two types of cultures of different origins to create a new vision for creative designs and formations. Study importance in the heritage revival for both countries, Egypt and Japan, and to benefit from the heritage of the Arabic and Japanese calligraphy. Objective: The present study aims to compare both types of calligraphy (Diwani& Kanji) and use this comparison to create formations that reflect the main features of both. Calligraphy is used as an expression of formativeness has the function of shaping expressions as motives or patterns, avoiding meanings of words or phrases. Results, Calligraphy formations were created while retaining the entity of each calligraphy and using the technique of art to integrate them, this resulted in a set of calligraphy formations that integrate the cultures of both countries in a simple technique that expresses the beauty and the validity of both cultures.
Shams, Sarah Atef and Shawki Mohamed
"Integrating Arabic and Japanese Calligraphy in Innovative designs for Fashion A Comparative Study of Diwani and Kanji Calligraphy,"
International Design Journal: Vol. 9
, Article 23.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/faa-design/vol9/iss1/23