Category Archives: Altair Design Coloring Books

Designs to build the visual imagination

3D Thinking – Geometry, culture and design throughout human history – April 2018

3D Thinking – Geometry culture and design throughout human history – April 2018 Will be available internationally through Amazon, Thames & Hudson UK and USA. UKP 39.95. 328 pages, over one thousand illustrations and photos.            … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Interactive Learning, PCCAPS, roger burrows, Shape Changing Polyhedra, Young Inventors | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mind Doodles

Mind Doodles are visual puzzles – the product of various types of logic developed by cultures past and present. Each design has been selected to stimulate your visual perception or to challenge your logic. The book is sized like a journal but … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Images Design Coloring Books, Interactive Learning, roger burrows | Leave a comment

This is what Thames & Hudson are saying about 3D Thinking:

This is what Thames & Hudson Ltd (London), my publisher, are saying about my latest book, “3D Thinking” (to be published Spring 2018): The foundations, forms and patterns in architecture, design and decorative arts throughout the world have been deeply … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Images Design Coloring Books, roger burrows, Shape Changing Polyhedra | Leave a comment

3D Thinking Update

The math edit has been completed – and so has the index. The cover seems to be on the right track but am waiting for the next visual. I think there might be one last round to make sure that … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Images Design Coloring Books, roger burrows, Shape Changing Polyhedra | Leave a comment

3D Thinking – Last stages of editorial

The deadline for the final edit is August 15th – this includes the math edit which is almost complete. The last remaining task is to complete the Index. I had no idea that the editorial phase would take up so … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Images Design Coloring Books, roger burrows, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Altair Design – Page Update

Have updated the Altair design page with a new animation that shows the logic of how the designs are generated plus how the designs themselves can be perceived – with imagination, with logic, with creativity.

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Dynamic Sphere Geometry | Leave a comment

Dynamic Sphere Geometry – Updated Page

Have updated the “Dynamic Sphere Geometry” page. Applications are architectural, design, new materials. Revised page has updated animations showing how close packing sphere arrangements (of different sized spheres) are generated, examples of sequences and an example of an architectural lattice generated … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Thinking, Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry | Leave a comment

Radio Interview

Just appeared on KPCW; this morning in fact. Questions raised have made me think a bit more broadly about October’s, “Geomorph – Everything Changes When Mathematics Meets Art,” exhibition at the Leonardo in Salt Lake City. I made a comment … Continue reading

Posted in Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Images Design Coloring Books, roger burrows | Leave a comment

Lectures: Geometry to enhance the human experience

My latest book, “3D Thinking,” to be published by Thames and Hudson Spring 2017 forms the basis for a new exhibition and lecture series, see below. Lectures feature photos, illustrations, movie clips, animations. Please see my page, “Lectures and Exhibitions,” for … Continue reading

Posted in Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Dynamic Sphere Geometry, Geometry Through Time, roger burrows | Leave a comment

Altair Designs Complete A Circle

For many years I’ve wondered where the original structure was that inspired the development of Altair designs. Daud Sutton, a specialist in Islamic Design, sent me an email from Cairo just a few days ago. He has found found the original structure … Continue reading

Posted in Altair Design Coloring Books, Creative Geometry, Geometry Through Time, Images Design Coloring Books, roger burrows | Leave a comment