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Islamic geometric design

Author: Eric Broug
Publisher: New York ; London : Thames & Hudson, 2013. ©2013
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"Islamic geometric designs are admired worldwide for their beauty and marvelous intricacy, yet they are seldom understood. In this handsomely illustrated volume, Eric Broug analyzes and explains these complex designs in their historical and physical context. Broug shows how, over the centuries, craftsmen were able to adorn buildings with wonderful geometric patterns using the simplest of tools and without recourse  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Broug
ISBN: 9780500516959 0500516952
OCLC Number: 852259860
Notes: "800 illustrations"--Title page.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Contents: Basic design principles --
Grids and polygons --
Fourfold geometric design --
Sixfold geometric design --
Fivefold geometric design --
Combined geometric design.
Responsibility: Eric Broug.
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