Framed on three sides by houses reminiscent of a shtetl, the sky is filled with calligraphic designs of various body parts, animals and geometric shapes inspired by a diverse range of sources.
The interior wall as well as the exterior of the tomb is richly adorned with paintings depicting floral, geometrical and calligraphic designs.
Islamic art, a part of the Islamic studies, has throughout history been mainly abstract and decorative, portraying geometric, floral, Arabesque, and calligraphic designs.
One of two inscriptions with calligraphic designs is placed over the main entrance, and the other one is fixed over the mihrab.
At the beginning she also took commissions for works in applied graphics, book- and calligraphic design.
A backdrop, rising halfway up against a black cyclorama, is filled with broad brown strokes and black calligraphic designs.
Wen worked originally in ivory, creating calligraphic designs that were incised into the material by his colleague Li Wenpu.
But one or two are relieved by rectangles filled with calligraphic designs - spirals, dots, dashes and leaflike motifs - painted yellow on red, red on black, and the like.
Douglas R. Hofstadter describes an ambigram as a "calligraphic design that manages to squeeze two different readings into the selfsame set of curves."
The outer walls of the tomb have panels displaying geometric and calligraphic designs in the form of perforated screens and shallow relief.