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Metamaterials Islamic Pattern

Metamaterials Islamic Pattern

Ahmad Rafsanjani and Damiano Pasini of McGill University in Montreal, set out to create a new class of futuristic materials that grow when stretched and get their abilities from the geometries of ancient Islamic art. They could be useful in medical devices and satellites.

Tessellation Art

Tessellation Art

What is Tessellation? An educational video animation by M. C. Escher inspired Tessellation Art, which explains the basic principles behind tessellating shapes and patterns. It shows a simple visual demonstration of tessellating triangles, squares and hexagons.

Complex Islamic Geometry

Complex Islamic Geometry

This video is a lesson by Eric Broug, animation by TED-Ed. Geometric pattern design is arguably the most recognizable form of Islamic art — it shows up everywhere, from mosques to government buildings to paper.

Macro Monday Angles

Macro Monday Angles

Things aren’t always what they seem . . . or are they? Extreme close-ups often obscure the full picture. Cloaked in mystery, this new video introduces a variety of objects and moments — found at MIT — that invite you to take a second look.

Octahedron 3D Fretwork

Octahedron 3D Fretwork

Octahedron by Alex Fox an amazing woodworking 3D Fretwork, a scroll saw project. In this video you can see the making (Cutting, finishing and assembling) of a geometric plywood sculpture.

Mysteries of Minimal Surfaces

Mysteries of Minimal Surfaces

This is a video by Hojoo Lee showing complex analysis meets minimal surfaces. In mathematics, a minimal surface is a surface that locally minimizes its area. This is equivalent to having zero mean curvature.The term “minimal surface” is used because these surfaces originally arose as surfaces that minimized total surface area subject to some constraint.

Hyperbola From Sticks

Hyperbola From Sticks

This film was made by Ashok Rupner TATA Trust: Make a wonderful HYPERBOLA from straight sticks! This work was supported by IUCAA and Tata Trust. In geometry, a hyperboloid of revolution, sometimes called circular hyperboloid, is a surface that may be generated by rotating a hyperbola around one of its principal axes.

Buckling Induced Kirigami

Buckling Induced Kirigami

This is a video by Ahmad Rafsanjani showing buckling-Induced Kirigami Physical Review. Kirigami is a variation of origami that includes cutting of the paper, rather than solely folding the paper as is the case with origami, but typically does not use glue.Typically, kirigami starts with a folded base,

Amazing Resonance Experiment

This experiment is the Chladni plate experiment. designer used a tone generator, a wave driver (speaker) and a metal plate attached to the speaker. First add sand to the plate then begin playing a tone.

Clothes Grow With Kids

Petit Pli constructs the most advanced technical children’s clothing in the world. Petit Pli’s recycled, versatile & rainproof garments are embedded with a patent pending structure that allows them to grow bi-directionally to custom fit children from 9 months to 4 years of age.

Tessellation Art

Tessellation Art

What is Tessellation? An educational video animation by M. C. Escher inspired Tessellation Art, which explains the basic principles behind tessellating shapes and patterns. It shows a simple visual demonstration of tessellating triangles, squares and hexagons.

Complex Islamic Geometry

Complex Islamic Geometry

This video is a lesson by Eric Broug, animation by TED-Ed. Geometric pattern design is arguably the most recognizable form of Islamic art — it shows up everywhere, from mosques to government buildings to paper.

Octahedron 3D Fretwork

Octahedron 3D Fretwork

Octahedron by Alex Fox an amazing woodworking 3D Fretwork, a scroll saw project. In this video you can see the making (Cutting, finishing and assembling) of a geometric plywood sculpture.

Hyperbola From Sticks

Hyperbola From Sticks

This film was made by Ashok Rupner TATA Trust: Make a wonderful HYPERBOLA from straight sticks! This work was supported by IUCAA and Tata Trust. In geometry, a hyperboloid of revolution, sometimes called circular hyperboloid, is a surface that may be generated by rotating a hyperbola around one of its principal axes.

Buckling Induced Kirigami

Buckling Induced Kirigami

This is a video by Ahmad Rafsanjani showing buckling-Induced Kirigami Physical Review. Kirigami is a variation of origami that includes cutting of the paper, rather than solely folding the paper as is the case with origami, but typically does not use glue.Typically, kirigami starts with a folded base,

Mysteries of Minimal Surfaces

Mysteries of Minimal Surfaces

This is a video by Hojoo Lee showing complex analysis meets minimal surfaces. In mathematics, a minimal surface is a surface that locally minimizes its area. This is equivalent to having zero mean curvature.The term “minimal surface” is used because these surfaces originally arose as surfaces that minimized total surface area subject to some constraint.

Radiolaria

Radiolaria lets you manipulate a web of connected cells to create a huge variety of biologically-inspired patterns. Each object you create starts as a basic hexagonal mesh which you can change as much, or as little, as you want with a variety of tools.

Amazing Resonance Experiment

This experiment is the Chladni plate experiment. designer used a tone generator, a wave driver (speaker) and a metal plate attached to the speaker. First add sand to the plate then begin playing a tone.

Clothes Grow With Kids

Petit Pli constructs the most advanced technical children’s clothing in the world. Petit Pli’s recycled, versatile & rainproof garments are embedded with a patent pending structure that allows them to grow bi-directionally to custom fit children from 9 months to 4 years of age.

Cairo Tessellation

In this Grasshopper Mesh+ tutorial, we will use the Cairo Tiling component to produce a Cairo Tessellation. First, we will use the component to model the base mesh and then we will use the Weaverbird Plugin to give the lines some thickness.

Parametric Stars

In this Point Attractor tutorial, we will use a point to deform a star shape. First, we will use a base surface, divide it into rectangular panels and then study the basics behind the star pattern. We will use the point attractor to move the star points in their lines and change their shapes.

Smooth Weave Pattern

Smooth Weave Pattern

In this Rhino Grasshopper tutorial, we will use Mesh+ and Weaverbird to model a weaving pattern on a Nurbs surface. First, we will model a Surface in Rhino using Sweep1 and then we will use Mesh+ to model the pattern. Finally, we will use weaverbird to smooth the results and make the weaving pattern.

Voronoi Pattern Sunflower

Voronoi Pattern Sunflower

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we produce a Voronoi Pattern based on Sunflower seed distribution. The technique we will use is the Maelstrom component to twist a series of straight lines so we’ll not use the actual Fibonacci sequence to produce the Voronoi cells but it’s a quick trick you can use to produce a pattern similar to it.

Wavy Pattern

In this Rhino Grasshopper tutorial we will model a wavy pattern on a freeform surface. First we will model the base NURB surface and then we will make a planar surface which it’s dimension is related to the surface. We will use Isotrim to make strips on the ground and start modeling the pattern. At the end we will morph the pattern back on to the surface and finish the tutorial.

Koch snowflake Fractal Pattern

In this Grasshopper tutorial, we will study the Koch snowflake Fractal Pattern and how we can model it from scratch. First, we study how the pattern is made and then we will use an equilateral triangle, explode it to its segments and make another equilateral triangle on the mid part of its edges.

Attractor Point Grasshopper

Pyramid Point Attractor

In this attractor point grasshopper tutorial, we will model a series of pyramids which deform based on attractor point. First, we will model the base grid and then we will use a point to attract the tip of the pyramids towards the attractor.

Simple Islamic Geometric Pattern

In this tutorial, we will model a simple Islamic geometric pattern by defining Concentric Circles and model the baselines. First, we will divide those circles and define the pattern of connection between the division points. Finally, by changing the circle’s radiuses, we can model a simple parametric Islamic geometric pattern in Grasshopper.

Geometric Pattern

In this grasshopper tutorial, we will model a parametric pattern by using Hexagons to produce stars. First, we will study the pattern and how it can be modeled parametrically and then we will make the hexagon grid, extract the corners and put the polygon on the points to make the pattern. We will also study a way of grouping the cells and extract the boundaries.