Symmetry and Ornament

Symmetry and ornament

Periodic tiling and interlocking mosaics

  • Ornament theory
    • History of decoration
    • From quintic equation to symmetry
    • Symmetry in nature & design
  • Symmetry of rotation
    • Rosettes
    • Cyclic and dihedral groups
  • Symmetry of translation
    • Frieze groups
    • Colour symmetry
  • Periodic tiling of the plane
    • Regular isomorph mosaics
    • Wallpaper groups
    • Escher tiles
    • Semiregular and polymorph mosaics
    • Islamic patterns

Resources

Assignment

Escher tiling

Escher tiling

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Gallery of Escher tiling  »