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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. It is beautifully bound, on display in my home in fact. This book is amazing. Show 25 25 50 All. For more information on Eric, check out his website www. Eric hopes that his research and outreach work will breath life into future of Islamic geometric design. Design elements created from straight lines and circles were placed in grids and then repeated and varied to generate seemingly limitless arrays of breathtaking patterns.

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There is some info on this on the net, but no book available at this time on practical islamic design with computer. Ships from and sold by Amazon. About half of his clients are Muslim. If I only had one book on Islamic art and architecture, this would be it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


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See and discover other items: You know, apart from the algebra, the trigonometry, the optics, the astronomy and the many other scientific advances and inventions of the Islamic Golden Age.

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. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Set up a giveaway. In this handsomely illustrated volume, Eric Broug analyzes and explains these complex designs in their historical and physical context.

I have had it for a couple weeks and find it hard to put down. Yet, for the artist and designer, it is a treasure trove of images and ideas. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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. And directions for creating many of the designs.

Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

The template has a circle in a square, divided into 12 equal sections. This process connects you very directly to a design heritage. Constructing new pieces broig creativity mixed with an understanding of the various erkc and embellishments the ancients used.


Currently, there is almost only replication of patterns, very little innovation. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Pages with related products. Anyone interested in geometric drawing or patterns or architecture would enjoy this book. The step by step guide above was made by Eric Broug, one of the most active practitioners of Islamic geometric design working today. Put the compass point on each corner of the square to draw the first four quarter-circles. Eriv was a problem filtering reviews right now.

But they will be low resolution and imprecise.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Islamic craftsmen and artists — who were prohibited from making representations of people in holy sites — developed an instantly recognizable aesthetic based on repeated geometrical shapes.

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Reintroduces the unparalleled aesthetic beauty of traditional Islamic design to our contemporary world. There are not many resources on this subject and you would do well with this one. I want to engage with people and show them the beauty and design techniques involved in making these patterns.

The pictures inside do something I have never seen done: Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Readers can follow the design processes by which these patterns were created and even learn to reproduce and invent geometric patterns for themselves.