Haitham Issam is an urbanist and calligrapher. He holds a bachelor's degree in Architecture and a Master's degree in Urban Planning. He has worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant, and as an Urban Designer. His passion for calligraphy has grown since the early days, and after studying Calligraphy between 2006 and 2011, he has worked to abstract the traditional scripts to portray them into a visual language of his own.