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MoMath invitation - shadow

Museum of Mathematics – Grand Opening Invitations

Details Description This project (described more fully in this blog post) was a collaboration between me and several of the MoMath staff.  I designed the outer “shell”, which was laser cut out of special coated paper. It featured three intricate 12-sided spiral star shapes (representing the gala date of 12-12-12), and was constructed in such […]

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Islamic Fractal Star - Interlaced - full

Islamic Fractal Star – Interlaced Version

Details Description My “Islamic Fractal Star” pieces are all variations on the same design, meticulously assembled by combining an eight-fold fractal pattern with a classic Islamic eight-fold rosette pattern.  The result is a mesmerizing pattern, part star, part tunnel, part web, and part flower. Look long enough and you will see patterns emerging at all […]

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Islamic Fractal Star - Outlined - full

Islamic Fractal Star – Outlined Version

Details Description My “Islamic Fractal Star” pieces are all variations on the same design, meticulously assembled by combining an eight-fold fractal pattern with a classic Islamic eight-fold rosette pattern.  The result is a mesmerizing pattern, part star, part tunnel, part web, and part flower. Look long enough and you will see patterns emerging at all […]

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Islamic Fractal Star - Tiled - full

Islamic Fractal Star – Tiled Version

Details Description My “Islamic Fractal Star” pieces are all variations on the same design, meticulously assembled by combining an eight-fold fractal pattern with a classic Islamic eight-fold rosette pattern.  The result is a mesmerizing pattern, part star, part tunnel, part web, and part flower. Look long enough and you will see patterns emerging at all […]

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Pop-up Fractal Octahedron - shadow

Pop-Up Fractal Octahedron – Stacked Cubes

Details Description This piece is a wonderful blend of origami (paper folding), kirigami (paper cutting), and pop-up traditions. A single piece of letter-sized cover stock was hand cut and scored on front and back. Then the many, many small folds were coaxed into their proper directions to create the pop-up effect.  Simultaneously, the entire sheet […]

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