Mysterious Dance Tessellation by Makoto Nakamura

Animation,Tessellation 3 February 2014 0 Comments

Mysterious Dance Tessellation

In this tessellation pattern by Makoto Nakamura, black and white mysterious dancers occupy a space with no gaps or overlaps. While it is a nice pattern, even more interesting is the animation that he created to accompany the design.  It shows the two sets of dancers taking turns showing off their dance moves.  Watching it […]

Marathon Tessellation by Makoto Nakamura

Tessellation 11 February 2013 2 Comments

Marathon 1 by Makoto Nakamurua

Japanese artist Makoto Nakamura creates tessellation patterns.  After majoring in graphic design at Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan, he became increasingly interested in tessellation design thanks to M.C. Escher.  His tiled pattern below, titled Marathon 1, shows a series of runners jogging left and the right with no gaps or overlaps.