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 influenced by the geometries of past cultures. From the first path-like doodles on cave wallsContinue reading This is what Thames & Hudson are saying about 3D Thinking:

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 much time. We were a little held up last year due to an earthquake inContinue reading 3D Thinking – Last stages of editorial

Bridges Conference 2016 University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Just returned from the Bridges Conference held this year at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Met some great people, mathematicians, architects, designers… Presented “Shape Changing Polyhedra,” from my latest book “3D Thinking” to be published by Thames and Hudson Ltd Spring 2017. My presentation included stop frame animations and movie clips of shape-changing polyhedra full-shellContinue reading Bridges Conference 2016 University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

KPCW 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 on-air that, when we teach mathematics and science, we should go back to the pointContinue reading KPCW Radio Interview

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 descriptions. Lectures include:  The Golden Ratio – A Divine Proportion? Presented at the Leonardo Science andContinue reading Lectures: Geometry to enhance the human experience

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 – a  latticed window – that has inspired so many of us – all thatContinue reading Altair Designs Complete A Circle

Think 3D completed

The book has now been completed and will be published by Thames and Hudson Ltd in June 2016 (now Spring 2017).  I’ve constantly updated the work awaiting publication and have included the latest technologies and future applications for the various types of geometry and visual logic featured in the book – particularly the shape changersContinue reading Think 3D completed

Think 3D – Update

Have completed the new chapters – the Renaissance and the River Valleys (Euphrates, Tigris, Nile, Yellow, Indus). The new material took longer to create than I thought. Have been working through the illustrations and securing rights for photos when needed. After that the index will need to be completed…The final page count will be justContinue reading Think 3D – Update