"I design and execute bookbindings, usually using traditional materials:
leather, decorated paper, gold tooling. Sometimes the design has a mathematical
element, for example two books that I used to illustrate my presentation at
Bridges 2006 featured knots."
“The Hunting of the Snark ”
2008, Nigerian goatskin, 13" x 8" x 1" (closed)
The overall pattern is derived from a tiling of X pentominoes generated
by dissecting each of them into four S pentominoes, then dissecting each
of these into four L pentominoes. The additional motifs are taken from
the illustrations, by John Vernon Lord, to this new edition of The
Hunting of the Snark.