Links

A woefully incomplete but representative collection of my favorite geometric art resources…

Artists

M.C. Escher– the grand master of geometric art
Bathsheba Grossman– incredible 3D art
George Hart– polyhedral sculpture, with a sense of humor
Eric Gjerde– amazing origami tesselations

Books*

Islamic Geometric Patterns
M.C. Escher: His Life and Complete Graphic Work
Origami Tessellations: Awe-Inspiring Geometric Designs
Platonic & Archimedean Solids
Quadrivium: The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology (Wooden Books)
Zome Geometry: Hands-on Learning with Zome Models

Sites

Wolfram MathWorld– a vast encyclopedia of mathematical information curated by Eric Weisstein for Wolfram Research

Tools

SketchUpGoogle’s Trimble’s free 3D modeling software. Easy to use, yet powerful.
Graphic Converter– The Swiss army knife of graphic file editing and conversion.
Zometool– The building tool for scientists and mathematicians. “Made for kids, used by Nobel Prize winners.”


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