Islamic Geometric Design [Eric Broug] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Combines wide-ranging research with the author’s artistic skills to. The School was established in by Eric Broug and is based in the UK. All step-by-step instructions on this website (and in Eric’s books) start with a a circle . Eric Broug. I’m a leading expert on Islamic geometric design. I’ve published three popular books on the subject, that have sold over 30, copies worldwide.

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Pages with related products. The mathematical elegance of these designs is that no matter how elaborate they are, they are always based on grids constructed using only a ruler and a pair of compasses.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Eric has a full-time job at an academic publisher, but in his spare time writes books, gives talks and workshops and runs an atelier in Halifax that designs bespoke screens, logos and other work for clients around the world. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Eric Broug is an author, educator, and designer, specializing in Islamic geometric design for over twenty-five years, and the founder of the School of Islamic Geometric Design. Islamic patterns provide a visual confirmation of the complexity that can be achieved with such simple tools.


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About half of his clients are Muslim. Write a customer review. If I only had one book on Islamic art and architecture, this would be it. The pictures inside do something I have never seen done: Anyone interested in geometric drawing or patterns or architecture would enjoy this book.

Islamic design is based on Greek geometry, which teaches us that starting with very basic assumptions, we can build up a remarkable number of proofs about shapes. Constructing new pieces involves creativity mixed with an understanding of the various styles and embellishments the ancients used.

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Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

Using Adobe illustrator more precise erix covering many tiles may be quickly laid out. Beginning to take shape now. Or buy his book Islamic Geometric Design. Illuminating and important insight into this fading artform. Science Education Islam Religion blogposts. There is some info on this on the net, but no brkug available at this time on practical islamic design with computer.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I found the step by step instructions to reproduce the patterns extremely practical. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I originally took this book out of my school library, but loved its beauty so much broub I had to buy it for myself.


I could also see this book as well as Broug’s “Islamic Geometric Patterns” being used by teachers: I’ve been looking for a book like this for a long time.

The most interesting patterns mathematically are those based around pentagons, such as the one below, since pentagons cannot be tiled repeatedly to fill the plain in the way that hexagons, squares and triangles can. Currently, there is almost only replication of patterns, very little innovation.

T o paraphrase Monty Python, what has Islam ever done for us? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Eric Broug improves on bbroug second work on the subject of Islamic Art. I nroug to engage with people and show them the beauty and design techniques involved in making these patterns.

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Get to Know Us. Customers who bought this item also bought. This book is amazing. Trying to decipher the steps that led to finished patterns is like a mathematical puzzle.

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