Posts Tagged ‘arabesque’

Arabesque fridge magnets by Asao Tokolo

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Japanese designer and computer scientist Asao Tokolo has devised a way to tile a pattern of arabesques in such a way that each square tile can be randomly rotated and still match up with all of its neighbours. It’s much more complicated than it looks and scholarly papers have been written on how he did it.

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