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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So how did a Christian Dutchman end up an international ambassador for Islamic design? This book stays within the limits of Islamic design, as per it’s title and does not explore either tessellations per-se, or Escher type permutations – for that material see these books: See all 23 reviews. I am a math teacher and have recently become interested in the geometry underlying the Islamic tile patterns in mosques and other buildings.

Very handsomely laid out, with photos of historical sources.

This book is amazing. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Islamic geometric design mixes brougg of maths, art and history. Illuminating and important rboug into this fading artform. I have focused on the geometry, and not repeated the other reviewers, but I agree with them that it is a wonderful book. The book even shows you how to draw the featured geometric patterns. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


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See and discover other items: Order by newest oldest recommendations. This process connects you very directly to a design heritage. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The pictures inside do something I have never seen done: You will not find a finer explanation of the intersection of math and aesthetics in Brojg art.

In this handsomely illustrated volume, Eric Broug analyzes and explains these complex designs in their historical and physical context.

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Readers can follow the design processes by which these patterns were created and even learn to reproduce and invent geometric patterns for themselves. Beginning to take shape now.

If you have any interest in Islamic art, this is the book. 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.

Broug meticulously analyzes every design, and there are instructions in the back of the book that show you how to recreate many of them.

Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Ships from and sold by Amazon. He gives workshops and lectures around the world. Trying to decipher the steps that led to finished patterns is like a mathematical puzzle. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the brogu. So, for example, a client who wants screens for a Turkish restaurant, will be best served with geometric patterns from the Seljuk or Ottoman era.

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Or buy his book Islamic Geometric Design. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. If you want to go brug on with pencil and paper, then graph paper both, squares and isometric may be useful. Brojg 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.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I could also see bgoug book as well as Broug’s “Islamic Geometric Patterns” being used by teachers: I found the step by step instructions to reproduce the patterns extremely practical.

There is some info erif this on the net, but no book available at this time on practical islamic design with computer. Anyone interested in geometric drawing or patterns or architecture would enjoy this book. Reintroduces the unparalleled aesthetic beauty of traditional Islamic design to our contemporary world. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Clearly written so that a total understanding of the material is possible for specialist and novice alike. If I only had one book on Islamic art and architecture, this would be it. And directions for creating many of the designs. Broug shows how, brouug the centuries, craftsmen were able to adorn buildings with wonderful geometric patterns using the simplest of tools and without recourse to mathematical calculations.

The template has a circle in a square, divided into 12 equal sections.