"Islamic geometric patterns" Eric Broug (Thames & Hudson, 2008)




Features geometric patterns from some of the most famous and beautiful Islamic architecture and art, including:

• The Great Mosque of Cordoba, Spain
• Cappella Palatina, Sicily, Italy
• Mustansiriya Madrasa, Iraq
• The Great Mosque of Damascus, Syria
• The Huand Hatun Complex, Turkey
• The Great Mosque of Herat, Afghanistan
• The Mosque of al-Salih Tala’i, Egypt
• The Tomb of Bibi Jawindi, Pakistan
• Qarawiyyin Mosque, Morocco
• The Koran of Rashid al-Din, Iran

Includes free CD-ROM with:
• Desktop Wallpapers – nine different designs
• Step-by-step construction sequences of nineteen featured patterns 
• Finished black-and-white patterns to print out and colour in or to decorate
• Basic Templates to print out and get you started
• Photos and illustrations of some of the best Islamic geometric patterns

About author:
Eric Broug received his Masters Degree in History of Islamic Art & Architecture from London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. He now runs Broug Ateliers for Islamic Architecture, Arts and Crafts in Yorkshire, which creates contemporary Islamic art.













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