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PatternaliaRead MoreJuly 29, 2017
We have a new book in the library. Patternalia is a small tome but full of enough interesting and quirky factoids to brighten any conversation over dinner.
Influences of natureRead MoreJuly 20, 2016
Nature often provides inspiration for designers and artists. A series on iPlayer explains some of the wonder of the patterns and shapes we see around us.
More patternsRead MoreFebruary 27, 2016
While we are on the subject of patterns, have you seen this work by an Iranian photographer, m1rasoulifard?
New book for the libraryRead MoreFebruary 27, 2016
Making a repeatRead MoreDecember 5, 2015
This week, we have been working on new tweeds and on things like business plans. So, for light relief, relearning how to make a repeat pattern has saved the day!
Shifting floorsRead MoreApril 19, 2015
The artist Miguel Chevalier has created another of his amazing floor installations.
Braiding soundsRead MoreJuly 15, 2013
Physics to the rescue! Here are some ideas for combining music and patterns using little more than graph paper, pens and a voice.