Hamzeh

In the year 2003, a short time after becoming a member of the calligraphists’ association of Iran, he was able to receive the coveted degree of the Iranian calligrapher. After that, because of his great love and enthusiasm for calligraphy, and the Holy Qur’an, he gained entry to study under the mentor Haj Abdolsamad Samadi and began learning actively the professional details of Iranian calligraphy.
After much hard work and gaining experience, his wish to write the complete Iranian-style calligraphy of the Holy Qur’an became a reality. This was the result of ten consecutive years and trying work. This was the first time in the history of calligraphy and writing this had been achieved.

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A contemporary calligrapher and the first writer of the Holy Qur’an in the style of the Persian writing, on the 20th of September 1973 was born to a family of expert scientists and artists in the city of Qom.
His father, Haj Mohammad Naghdi, is one of the professors of the “seminary” therein located, and of the local university, and one of the most experienced publishers in Iran, who also had a great passion for the arts.

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His mother was of the prodigious Safaii Haiiry family, also from the city of Qom, and whose were famous in the fields of science and literature and great thinkers themselves.
In the fields of calligraphy and graphics, Hamzeh possesses his own particular style. He started his early artistic and graphic works with design and page-beautification of books with the Hejratbook publisher and was able to create a new style of typography.
In August of 2002 he claimed the first place prize - the superior national degree - at the Isfahan book fair because of the creativity of his designs, particularly his work in the Biannual Journal of the Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur'an and the Journal of Hadis-e-Zendegi. He is a former Director of the artistic affairs of the cultural translation of the Divine Word and the printing of the exodus.

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In the year 2003, a short time after becoming a member of the calligraphists’ association of Iran, he was able to receive the coveted degree of the Iranian calligrapher.
After that, because of his great love and enthusiasm for calligraphy, and the Holy Qur’an, he gained entry to study under the mentor Haj Abdolsamad Samadi and began learning actively the professional details of Iranian calligraphy.
After much hard work and gaining experience, his wish to write the complete Iranian-style calligraphy of the Holy Qur’an became a reality. This was the result of ten consecutive years and trying work. This was the first time in the history of calligraphy and (book) writing this had been achieved.

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In the year 2011 the printing of the Holy volume was approved in a personal meeting with experts and sources of emulation(s) in the city of Qom, and with the official presence of representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Advancement in the conference hall and of the hall of records and charitable affairs in Tehran, Iran, in the presence of reporters, it was officially unveiled.
At said conference, Hamzeh Naghdi explained his motivations, which were then printed and reported by all of the world's reputable media outlets.
Now after many years of experience and gaining knowledge, he is the founder of the unique and new art of the Iranian calligraphy, attracting the eyes of all seeing experts and making the reading of the Holy Qur’an much easier.

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In addition to participating in numerous fairs in Iran, several of his Qur’an pages have been bestowed as gifts to the International Museum of the Holy Qur’an in Tehran, Iran.
Hamzeh is grateful for his 2012 membership and participation in ARTEMIS ART - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, his 2013 membership and participation in Tuggeranong Arts Centre - Canberra, Australia, and his 2014 membership and participation in Belconnen Arts Centre - Canberra, Australia.
Hamzeh Naghdi, after migrating to the country of Australia, has been busy studying the subject of English Literature since the year 2012 and now is instituting artistic centers in Australia, America, and Europe.

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Specialties

1. Calligraphy.
2. Artful writing.
3. Engraving.
4. Management of arts and graphics.
5. Web design.
6. Font design.
7. Photography.

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Previous Works

1. The writing of the Holy Qur’an in the Persian Calligraphy style (2011).

2. The translation of the Holy Qur’an into Farsi (2012).

3. Inscription of the Holy Qur’an, the building of The Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur'an - Qom, Iran (2011).

4. Qur’anic inscription, the building of Lailatol-Alghadr books publisher - Qom, Iran (2008).

5. Management of art and graphics of The Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur'an, since 1998.

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6. Management of art and graphics of Hejrat books publisher - Qom, Iran, since 1996.

7. The association of Persian Calligraphy, the writing style of Hamzeh Naghdi (2010).

8. Complete planning of the official Hamzeh Naghdi website (2014).

9. The planning of the font of Hamzeh Naghdi Calligraphy (2014).

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