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.

Author: Dok Meztigis
Country: Nicaragua
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 17 May 2006
Pages: 194
PDF File Size: 1.22 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.21 Mb
ISBN: 743-9-92932-514-1
Downloads: 50471
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Togrel

The pictures inside do something I have never seen done: Show 25 25 50 All.

Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

Well written, well-thought-out, and extremely well-illustrated. The book even shows you how to draw the featured geometric patterns. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

It will appeal to anyone who loves Islamic art: 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. Constructing new pieces involves creativity mixed with an understanding of the various styles and embellishments the ancients used.

Human beings like beautiful things. Share your thoughts with other customers. I found the step by step instructions to reproduce the patterns extremely practical.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. English Choose a language for shopping. Inclusion of the historical context makes this book an absolute joy to read. 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. Architectural pictures of buildings in the Islamic world eriic clear, close and concise. Science Education Islam Religion blogposts. Illuminating and important insight into this fading artform.


There are not many resources on this subject and you would do well with this one. Read reviews that mention islamic art islamic design geometric patterns islamic geometric pictures architecture broug buildings geometry historical designs explanations math.

Art – Eric Broug

This process connects you very directly to a design heritage. 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 Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Islamic patterns provide a visual confirmation of the complexity that can be achieved with such simple tools.

The step by step guide above was made by Eric Broug, one of the most active practitioners of Islamic geometric design working today. A Genius for Geometry Wooden Books.

So how did a Christian Dutchman end up an international ambassador for Islamic design? 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. The template has a circle in a square, divided into 12 equal sections.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. See and discover other items: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.

  BMX DDI 1602 PDF

Set up a giveaway. Erc is some info on this on the net, but no book available at this time on practical islamic design with computer. 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.

Pages with related products. 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. If I only had one book on Islamic art and architecture, this would be it.

This book is amazing. Readers can follow the design processes by which these patterns were created and even learn to reproduce and invent geometric patterns for themselves. Broug meticulously analyzes every design, and there are instructions in the back of the book that show you how to recreate many of them. Islamic Art of Illumination: He gives workshops and lectures around the world.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Using this software without compass, ruler, or paper one can see beoug unfold quickly.