The Fashioner, The Shaper, The Designer


The One who forms His creatures in different pictures.

Allah is Al-Musawwir and he brings into existence whatever he wills and in whatever manner he wills it. He says “Be!” and it is. He is the fashioner of every creation and has given it a special form whereby it is distinguished.

Mentions From The Quran & Hadith

From the root s-w-r which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to make something incline, lean or bend towards to form, fashion, sculpt, imagine or picture something, to have an inclination or desire towards something.

He is Allah, the Creator, the Inventor, the Fashioner;
to Him belong the best names. Whatever is in the heavens and earth is exalting Him. And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. (Quran 59:24)

And We have certainly created you, [O Mankind], and given you [human] form. (Quran 7:11)

And Allah has extracted you from the wombs of your mothers not knowing a thing, and He made for you hearing and vision and intellect that perhaps you would be grateful. (Quran 16:18)

It is Allah who made for you the earth a place of settlement and the sky a ceiling and formed you and perfected your forms and provided you with good things. That is Allah, your Lord;
then blessed is Allah, Lord of the worlds. (Quran 40:64)

O mankind, what has deceived you concerning your Lord, the Generous. Who created you, proportioned you, and balanced you? In whatever form He willed has He assembled you. (Quran 82:6-8)