Creating Islamic Geometric Patterns (Cambridge Muslim College) @ Cambridge Cambridge Muslim College


April 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am – April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am
£100 – £650
Cambridge Muslim College
14 St Paul's Rd
Cambridge CB1 2EZ

Islamic Event Details This five-day (16 – 21 April 2018) hands-on introductory workshop will focus on the practical use of the polygonal technique as applied to the five historical modular design systems for creating original Islamic geometric patterns.

Teacher: Jay Bonner
Jay Bonner, an internationally renowned specialist of Islamic geometric design and author of Islamic Geometric Patterns: their Historical Development and Traditional Methods of Construction (Springer 2017). Jay Bonner is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and has lectured and taught design seminars in North Africa, Turkey, Europe and North America. He is also a consulting specialist in the field of Islamic architectural ornament and has worked extensively on projects throughout the world, including al-Masjid an-Nabawi (the Prophet’s Mosque) in Medina, and al-Masjid al-Haram (the Grand Mosque) in Mecca. You can learn more about his work by visiting his website at

Tuition: The programme cost is £650 (including materials, accommodation, lunch, and dinner for the duration of the programme). A discount of £100 will be offered to those who can arrange their own accommodation.

Location: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St Paul’s Road, Cambrige CB1 2EZ

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