The Arabesque Leaf Scroll: Design Principles and the Evolution of Form


In this short film, The Prince’s Foundation | School of Traditional Arts offers an insight into how universal principles of geometry bring symmetry and harmony to the fluid creativity of Arabesque compositions. See how this harmony informs the evolution of Arabesque design as it moves across diverse materials as well as different periods of the Islamic tradition. In partnership with the Islamic Art Museum Malaysia and the British Museum, The School of Traditional Arts offers a range of educational activities related to the Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World.