Girih

Girih FAQ

"Revert to" in the Girih App

FAQ: Are there other versions of the Girih App or the Zellige App for other operating systems? At the moment there is only one version for macOS publicly available. The most recent release of the Girih App is available at:   Version 2.3 from December 2018. The most recent release of the Zellige App is available at:   Version […]

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Equilateral Shapes

Equilateral Shapes

This image was created with the Girh App.

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Pentagons

Pentagons

You can tile the Euclidean Plane with fivefold symmetric tiles.

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“Revert to” in the Girih App

"Revert to" in the Girih App

With the “Revert to“-feature in the Girih App you can easily browse all previously saved versions of your design and if needed revert to another version. You will find this function in the menu via: File -> Revert to -> Browse All Versions… You can even share and old design without reverting it.

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Cube Ring 36

Cube Rings 36

This image was created with the Girh App.

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Girih App

Palace

To create even easier ornaments, than with the laser cutted Girih tiles, I decided to write a specialized App for it. An App has some advantages to the physical tiles: Physical tiles tend to move around a bit, when you release your fingers or add another piece. Loose tiles can not be durable stored as […]

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Laser Cutting Girih Tiles

Laser6

Years after the idea of laser cutting Girih Tiles I attended a laser cutter workshop. I decided to build upon an existing file rather than using my own old SketchUp files, because of two features: Engraving and the ‘Teeth’ pattern on the sides. You can find the file for laser cutting girih tiles in the blog […]

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Girih Tiles

Girih-Sketch

In 2012, while I was designing my LED installations at home, I started about placing the LEDs in circles in circular arcs. At that time I had a flexible five meter long LED strip with individually addressable LEDs. (WS2801) So I came up with five fold symmetries. Later I replaced the circles by regular Decagons. The shapes […]

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