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symmetries IV (plain plane)

Monday, August 7th, 2006


Example of wallpaper group type p4m. From The Grammar of Ornament (1856), by Owen Jones. Egyptian No 7 (plate 10), image #8 , wikipedia

A classic topic in intersections between math and art/design are tesselations. This is mostly due to the fact that the included math is almost completely visualizable, which can’t be said for most parts of mathematics.