Category Archives: Images Design Coloring Books

Designs to stimulate the visual imagination.

Nancy Stetson’s Art Studio, Boulder, Colorado

We went to visit an old friend of mine, Nancy Stetson, in Boulder, Colorado, two weekends ago. About thirty-five years ago Nancy asked me if I would design an art studio, to be built on the foothills just above Boulder. … Continue reading

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The Geomorph Exhibition at the Leonardo

The “Geomorph – When Mathematics Meets Art Everything Changes,” at the Leonardo in SLC was very successful with lots of visitors. The exhibition was organized in four sections: 1. Geometry Through Time; 2. Dynamic Sphere Geometry; 3. Shape Changers; and 4. … Continue reading

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Geomorph PCTV interview

Links for last weeks PCTV interview, “Geomorph – Everything Changes When Mathematics meets Art”: Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZBLr-qUrqo Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnFfnExZNZo Think that my “jargon” is slightly better in the KPCW interview on http://kpcw.org/2012/09/the-mountain-life-sept-12-2012/.  Hope to see you next month at the … Continue reading

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KPCW – Talking about Geomorph and about the process of invention

Appeared on KPCW this morning to talk about my upcoming exhibition, workshops, and residency, at the Leonardo, in Salt lake City – Utah’s Creative Science and Technology Museum. If you’d like to hear the broadcast please visit: http://kpcw.org/2012/09/the-mountain-life-sept-12-2012/. We talked about … Continue reading

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The Leonardo: Everything Changes When Math Meets Art

The “Geomorph,” exhibition date approaches and I’ll be building shape-changing geometrical structures; preparing large high definition LCDs, to display animations of new and ancient geometries, setting up an interactive program designed as a visual and geometrical game of logic; printing … Continue reading

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The Leonardo, Salt Lake City. When Math Meets Art Everything Changes

Do you want to think about geometry in a whole new way? Explore ideas and create amazing designs and dynamic 3D structures? I’ll be presenting old and new geometries that create everything from labyrinths to moon bases at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City, Utah, during October, 2012. The … Continue reading

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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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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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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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