Geometric in Islamic Art and Design: Infinite Point or Creativity through Compass and Digital

Geometri dalam Seni dan Reka Bentuk Islam: Titik Infiniti atau Kreativiti dengan Kompas dan Digital

  • Ridzuan Ridzuan Hussin
  • Asmahan Mokhtar
  • Ramlan Jantan
  • Abdul Aziz Zalay @ Zali
Keywords: Islamic geometric patterns, gestalt, fundamental arts


The creativity of earlier artists and sculptors in designing geometric are extraordinary provided with only a compass. Indeed, geometric in Islamic art and design are unique and have their own aesthetic values. In order to further understand geometric, self-learning with the approach of hands-on would be appropriate. For this study, Islamic themed geometrics designed and created, concerning only; i). The Square Repetition Unit and √2, ii). The Hexagonal Repetition Unit and √3 and iii) Double Hexagon. The aim of this research is to evaluate the creativity of Islamic geometric patterns artworks, through Fundamental Arts and Gestalt theory. Data was collected using specific tasks, and this research intends to identify the difference of Islamic geometric between 21 conventional (compass) untitled selected geometric artworks and 25 digital untitled geometric pattern artworks method. The evaluation of creativity, colors, layout, pattern and unity is known to be of utmost importance, although there are differences in the conventional or the digital approach.


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Ridzuan Hussin, R., Mokhtar, A., Jantan, R., & Zalay @ Zali, A. A. (2019). Geometric in Islamic Art and Design: Infinite Point or Creativity through Compass and Digital. KUPAS SENI: Jurnal Seni Dan Pendidikan Seni, 4. Retrieved from

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