Iranian photographer Mehrdad Rasoulifard (@m1rasoulifard) is taking his Instagram followers on a visual journey through the history of Iranian architecture and design. Iran is home to one of the oldest civilizations in human history, and the architecture and tilework are stunningly beautiful; breathtaking to behold. There’s some amazing inspiration to be found in here for set designs and artwork.

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The tilework here is awe-inspiring, and the curves and geometric shapes remind me of coral or geological formations like Giant’s Causeway. I wonder what the inspiration for the various artists were.