We are the decorators of
some of the most important
mosques in the Middle East,
in the United States, and in
2004: Hajj Bahaeddin Hariri Mosque, Sidon, South Lebanon. The biggest
dome in the Middle East at 44 meters high, 900 square meters. Gilding
ornamentation, calligraphy, patina, stone imitation. Executed in two months
and a half.
2005: Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, Beirut, Lebanon. The biggest mosque in
the Middle East and a landmark of the capital's city center with a main dome
46 meters high covering 650 square meters. Gilding ornamentation,
calligraphy, patina, stone and wood imitations. Executed in three months.
2008: The Islamic Center of America Mosque, Dearborn, Michigan, USA.
The biggest mosque in the United States. Gilding ornamentation, calligraphy,
patina, stone and wood imitations. Executed in two months.
2010: Hassanein Mosque, Deir Intar, South Lebanon. Painting and
gilding on central and main entrance domes, hallways, and multi-purpose
hall. Executed in two months.
2011: Ilorin Mosque, Kwara State, Nigeria. The most
luxuriously-decorated mosque in Nigeria. Executed in two months.
Harout Bastajian, the
company's founding president and main
designer, executor, and
artist, started in 1996 with
the decoration of houses,
villas, and palaces. His
work with mosques, started
in 2004, quickly drew him
critical acclaim after his
completion of landmark
The Art of Mosques team
revolves around a core
group consisting of Harout
and six professional
painters backed up by a
calligrapher, an interior
designer, and a graphic
designer. The core group can
expand to thirty-five
painters depending on the
size of the project.