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Kaleidocycles Zoom


Build your own Escher-esque creations

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Kaleidocycles, created by mathematician Doris Schattschneider and graphic designer Wallace Walker, explores the three-dimensional implications of Escher's two-dimensional designs. With a little glue you can easily assemble the enclosed models, all printed with repeating patterns derived from Escher's original drawings, into various kaleidocycles and geometric solids. This kit contains a 48 page book with over 80 reproductions and diagrams, assembly instructions, and a fascinating discussion of the geometric principles and artistic challenges underlying Escher's designs and their transformation to three-dimensional models, plus seventeen three-dimensional models.

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