Aga Khan Motif – How to draw Islamic Geometry

A pattern from the @agakhanmuseum in Toronto Canada. I love how this pattern is seen repeatedly all around the museum, in glass, metal and wood. It’s actually quite subtle, but powerfully gives a sense of the Islamic heritage contained within this modern and minimalist building. I think I’m a fan.

–Samira Mian (

Also read: The Silent Theology of Islamic Art: To many, Islamic art can speak more profoundly and clearly than even the written word. Is it wiser then for Muslims to show, not to tell? –

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