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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I have had it for a couple weeks and find it hard to put down.

You will not find a finer explanation of the intersection of math and aesthetics in Islamic art. I could also see this book as well as Broug’s “Islamic Geometric Patterns” being used by teachers: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Erid who bought this item also bought.

The pictures inside do something I have never bgoug done: Read reviews that mention islamic art islamic design geometric patterns islamic geometric pictures architecture broug buildings geometry historical designs explanations math. Trying to decipher the steps that led to finished patterns is like a mathematical puzzle. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


Islamic Geometric Design: Eric Broug: : Books

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The book even shows you eriic to draw the featured geometric patterns. I originally took this book out of my school library, but loved its beauty so much that I had to buy it for myself.

Anyone interested in geometric drawing or patterns or architecture would enjoy this book. A Genius for Geometry Wooden Books.

It is more a compass and ruler approach. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Yet, for the artist and designer, it is a treasure trove of images and ideas.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This book does not discuss wall paper symmetry groups. Broug shows how, over the centuries, craftsmen were able to adorn buildings with wonderful geometric patterns using the simplest of tools and without recourse to mathematical calculations.

This process connects you very directly to a design heritage. T o paraphrase Monty Python, what has Islam ever done for us? The step by step guide above was made by Eric Broug, one of the most active practitioners of Islamic geometric design working today.

Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

This book stays within the limits of Islamic design, brout per it’s title and does not explore either tessellations per-se, or Escher type permutations – for that material see these books: Put the compass point on each corner of the square to draw the first four quarter-circles.


Please try again later. Illuminating and important insight into this fading artform. So how did a Christian Dutchman end up an international ambassador for Islamic design? About half of his clients are Broub. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Buy the selected items together This item: Islamic design is based on Greek geometry, which reic us that starting with very basic assumptions, we can build up a remarkable number of proofs about shapes. Eric Broug improves on his second work on the subject of Islamic Art.