Script typefaces are based upon the varied and often fluid stroke created by handwriting, pretty much like the cursive fonts just typically more elegant. They are organized into highly regular formal types similar to cursive writing and looser, more casual scripts. font description. Square Kufic is one of the oldest calligraphy style in the arabic heritage. It appears from the thirteenth century on coins, tile work and elsewhere in Iraq, Turkey & Iran. In today’s world, it is used for logotypes by some designers and typographers of both, the Arab world as well as globally. A corporate logo with Kufi typeface. The Kufic script also appears in political contexts to evoke a connection with the early days of Islam’s rapid expansion. For example, Iraq’s official flag bears the words Allahu Akbar (God is great) rendered in an early Kufi script. Some fonts in our collection that evoke the Kufi style include: AE Tarablus The fonts presented on this website are their authors' property, and are either freeware, shareware, demo versions or public domain. The licence mentioned above the download button is just an indication. Please look at the readme-files in the archives or check the indicated author's website for details, and contact him/her if in doubt. You will find anything, from an Arabic style font to Arabic script font, and even Arabic calligraphy fonts as well. Nowadays, most of the text typefaces that are available are based either on the Thuluth or the Naskh style. Older styles, such as Diwani, Maghrebi, and Kufi, are found in display typefaces. We will discuss all of them below. This Kufi style is optimized for reading Arabic script on screen. The large loop height and tooth height help prevent readers from having to zoom web pages to a larger size in order to read them. The traditional Kufi forms are softened for less formal documents such as periodicals and journals.