Types of Calligraphy Wall Decor Ideas

  • Author : KreateCube
  • 14-Aug-2018

There are plenty of regular and modern options when it comes to wall decor through art. Patterns, landscapes photos and sculptures are all contemporary and carry great aesthetic value.

We are going to recount a relatively old but very important aspect of wall art.


This one being restricted to ancient and royal architectures is nowadays making a new comes back in modern Calligraphy wall decor styles, let’s explore it.

"Calligraphy is a kind of music not for the ears, but for the eyes." (V. Lazursky)

Types of Some Historically Famous Calligraphy Wall Decor Styles


Roman Calligraphy Wall Art

There was a time when Roman Calligraphy was restricted to portray the Christian religious sayings and quotes. In last century, the Roman Calligraphy has gradually become the symbol of westernization and modernization. The roman letters can be used to depict the royal and ancient form of modern wall art.

Roman Wall Calligraphy

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Arabic Decorative Calligraphy

Through the medieval time period of history the Calligraphy attained its new highs in the form of Arabic Calligraphy. The use of calligraphy in this period was not restricted to the paper or any such decorative items.

Arabic Calligraphy Wall Art

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In fact, almost all the monuments of that time were decorated by carving and inlaying the calligraphic form of texts into them. It slowly achieved the image of royalty and came out of palaces and mausoleums to normal home decor and is now being accepted as piece of decoration in the modern and royal way.

Arabic Calligraphy Wall Decor

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Chinese Customized Calligraphy

Calligraphy being an artistic depiction of any human language was largely practiced throughout Chinese culture. Like many other arts, Chinese calligraphy is fully inspired by nature. Usually in any script each stroke, even every dot, depicts the form of some natural object.


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Calligraphy further advanced into many other types of arts in China, like Seal Carving, Ornate Paperweights, and Ink-Stones. We can similarly customize any scripted message and then can use it for decorative purpose.

Chinese-calligraphy-wall art

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Indian Calligraphy Art

India being a place of many languages has diversity of this artistic way of writing. Sanskrit is one of the most ancient languages holds the glory of being used as artwork in from of Calligraphy. In this language the art of calligraphy has served many purposes since its starting in second century BCE, it was majorly used of duplication of religious texts.

Sanskrit wall Art alligraphy

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Calligraphy can be utilized as a very beautiful tool to make sure to preserve its glorious existence while beautifying our house walls. Devanagari script can be used to incorporate the native feel of the depicted message.

Sanskrit wall Decor Calligraphy

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Japanese Calligraphy

Japanese has been one of most used language for tattoos these days. But, we can also use calligraphies written by brush in the niche Tokonoma, the house’s place of honor. There are several option calligraphy (Verses, Poetries, Sayings and Separate Kanji) for different seasons. In India, it can be customized to change such calligraphy decorating as per our style suits.

japan-wall-decor with calligraphy

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  • Arman Malik

    Nice content, interesting calligraphy history and beautiful visuals. After going through this article I came to the point, calligraphy is a really good option to decorate walls. Thanks for sharing.


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