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The complex geometry of Islamic design - Eric Broug

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In Islamic culture, geometric design is everywhere: you can find it in mosques, madrasas, palaces, and private homes. And despite the remarkable complexity of these designs, they can be created with just a compass to draw circles and a ruler to make lines within them. Eric Broug covers the basics of geometric Islamic design.

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  • Educator Eric Broug
  • Director Jeremiah Dickey
  • Animator Peyton Skyler
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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