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Islamic Design A Genius for Geometry
Islamic Design A Genius for Geometry
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  • ISBN-13: 9780802716354
  • ISBN: 0802716350
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Walker & Company

AUTHOR

Sutton, Daud

SUMMARY

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 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 world's 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.Sutton, Daud is the author of 'Islamic Design A Genius for Geometry', published 2007 under ISBN 9780802716354 and ISBN 0802716350.

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