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The Diagram: Harmonic Geometry

Author/EditorTetlow, Adam (Author)
Publisher: Wooden Books
ISBN: 9781907155338
Pub Date01/10/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages64
Dimensions (mm)155(h) * 125(w) * 8(d)
Secrets of the ancient Master Diagram revealed.
$8.85
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How do you divide a line into three? Or five? Or seven? Is there a simple way to marry harmony and geometry? What is the secret diagram alluded to by writers of antiquity? In this groundbreaking book, philosopher Adam Tetlow reveals the long lost Helicon, the master diagram of the ancient arts and crafts.Watch in astonishment as this magical geometric figure produces simple fractions, musical harmonies, Pythagorean triangles, perspective and more. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

How do you divide a line into three? Or five? Or seven? Is there a simple way to marry harmony and geometry? What is the secret diagram alluded to by writers of antiquity? In this groundbreaking book, philosopher Adam Tetlow reveals the long lost Helicon, the master diagram of the ancient arts and crafts.Watch in astonishment as this magical geometric figure produces simple fractions, musical harmonies, Pythagorean triangles, perspective and more. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

Adam Tetlow is an artist and writer. A teacher at the world-renowned Prince's School for Traditional Arts in London, he lives in Essex with his architect wife and three children.

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