Monthly Archives: June 2012

Creative Geometry of Close Packing Spheres

I first developed the Dynamic Sphere Geometry in the late sixties; where spheres transform from one close-packing relationship to another, usually in finite sequences. The geometry intrigued me because most of the sphere arrangements generated had never been seen before … Continue reading

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Labyrinth “Keys”

  In my first iBook title, “Labyrinths,” published by Apple, you’ll find a proposition that “Keys,” were used to design labyrinths of all sorts, from Neolithic to Medieval times. The “Labyrinths,” title is part of the “Geometry Through Time,” series, … Continue reading

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Visual Imagination and Invention

This web and blog site is primarily about geometry and about new ways to model structures in space. But it is also about imagination and the need to be flexible with the “models” we create, whether they are geometric, or … Continue reading

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ABJAD Designs Store Coded Messages

  I have been working on my latest book, “The Arabs,” – a new title in the “Geometry Through Time,” series. I’d like to share an idea originally formed in the 1960’s, and that I have been further developing for “The … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 Inventor Classes

          The next Young Inventor Workshop will be on July 23rd, July 24th, and July 25th. 3 to 5pm. Please visit the Kimball Art Center site for more information: http://Reg125.Imperisoft.com/KimballArtCenter/ProgramDetail/3233323037/Registration.aspx The first Teen Inventor Workshop will … Continue reading

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An Octagon Design System

  Mathematicians working within the Islamic culture, from about 900 AD, often used geometry to communicate ideas, instructions, and even to send messages using the Abjad numerological system and the numbers of sides of polygons, rosettes, and other design forms, … Continue reading

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