Islamic star patterns

By Jonatan Hildén — 

On a side note relating to Juhanis work with the knots: The ultimate in knotting patterns, the islamic geometric tilings. These examples are not penrose tilings, but simpler geometric patterns. Complexity arises from rather simple rules.

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Here’s a site with computer generated islamic tilings.