a little about


Over the past twenty years, Inspiral Design has established a reputation for delivering elegant designs for clients all around the world.

Our practice spans web design and development, graphic design for print, project management, art direction and multilingual solutions with a specialism in Arabic typography and calligraphy.

International clients we work with range in scale from private individuals wanting a bespoke event invitation and website, to global companies wanting us to art direct extensive projects across multiple platforms. We value designing intelligent responses to briefs that meet the complex needs of our clients and strive to incorporate traditional handcrafted qualities into our work. To do this, we source the most highly skilled freelance designers, illustrators, photographers, researchers and writers to join us. We also have long-established relationships with international printers and manufacturers that ensure superior quality production. This approach allows us to deliver flawless final outcomes.

People at inspiral


Mukhtar Sanders

Founder & Creative Director

Mukhtar Sanders is a graphic designer with over twenty years experience in the industry. Sanders gained wide-ranging experience working for agencies and influential designers before co-founding Inspiral Design. He offers beautifully crafted print and web design for clients all around the globe including highly regarded companies and institutions from the Muslim world such as the University of Dammam, Aramco and the Museum of Islamic Art Doha.


Soraya Syed

Operations Director

Soraya Syed is a calligraphic artist, and holds the sought-after icazetname Islamic Calligraphy License. Syed read Arabic and History of Art & Archaeology (BA Hons) at the School of Oriental & African Studies and Visual Islamic & Traditional Arts (MA) at The Prince’s School, London. Her work takes a contemporary approach to calligraphy informed by the artistic heritage of the medium. Past clients range from the British Museum to the Saudi Royal Family.

Our Clients

Our Clients