Islamic Design: A Genius For Geometry Daud Sutton

ISBN: 9781904263593

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64 pages


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Islamic Design: A Genius For Geometry  by  Daud Sutton

Islamic Design: A Genius For Geometry by Daud Sutton
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An exploration of the construction and meaning of Islamic geometric patterns.Throughout their long history the craft traditions of the Islamic world evolved a multitude of styles applied to a great variety of media but always with unifying factorsMoreAn exploration of the construction and meaning of Islamic geometric patterns.Throughout their long history the craft traditions of the Islamic world evolved a multitude of styles applied to a great variety of media but always with unifying factors that make them instantly recognizable.

Harmony is central. There are two key aspects to the visual structure of Islamic design--calligraphy using Arabic script (one of the worlds great calligraphic traditions) and abstract ornamentation using a varied but remarkably integrated visual language. Focusing on Islamic geometric patterns, simple and complex, man-made and in nature, this book offers unique insight into Islamic culture.



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