Kundekari with Persian decoration

Here is one of the nicest ideas – create a simple pattern and then fill its convex shapes with another pattern. The large pattern in this drawing comes as in the kundekari form from Cem Sultan Mausoleum in Istanbul. The second pattern with smaller shapes is a typical Persian pattern from Chahar Bagh Theological School […]

The School of Geometric Patterns in Islamic Arts (March, 2020)

Course 1: Introduction to Decagonal Patterns in Islamic Arts Course level: introductory/intermediateCourse dates:  March 23-27, 2020 (Mon. – Fri.)Location: Istanbul Design Center, Istanbul Course description This course is devoted to foundations of decagonal pattern design in Islamic arts. We will learn the fundamentals of the gereh method – the method that was used for many […]

The School of Geometric Patterns in Islamic Arts (18-29 March 2019)

Spring 2019 Courses offered and dates: (DP1) Decagonal Patterns in Islamic Art (part 1), 18 to 22 March, 2019 (DP2) Decagonal Patterns in Islamic Art (part 2), 25 to 29 March, 2019 Place – Istanbul Design Center – Buhara Özbekler Tekkesi, Binbirdirek Mahallesi Şehitmehmetpaşa, Yokuşu Sokak No:40, Sokullu Mehmetpaşa Camii karşısı, Sultan Ahmet, Fatih, İstanbul