Tag Archives: Islamic patterns

Online Lecture: Computer Science meets Islamic art pattern-making

Don’t worry, this is one academic, Associate Professor Craig S Kaplan, who knows how to bridge the gap between traditional Islamic art and computer science and technology whilst still making it an interesting lecture!

There are examples towards the end of how these patterns have been applied to various materials and structures using technological and digital methods.

And for anyone into mathematics or interested in reading more about Craig Kaplan’s research, you can find more information here: Craig S Kaplan – Associate Professor, Computer Graphics Lab

 

Tiles – project on digitising Islamic art tiles at the Met Museum

Here’s an amazing project by two interns working with Islamic art tiles in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection. They used a combination of Processing and OpenFrameworks to make this interactive iPad app:

Read more about the project here: Exploring Algorithms in Islamic Art through Augmented Reality