Tile Porn

Feb 16, 2011   //   by LouBu   //   culture, photos  //  3 Comments

Pre­sented here for your visual enter­tain­ment and aes­thetic enlight­en­ment are images from Herat’s Fri­day Mosque, one of the gems of Islamic Archi­tec­ture.
Entrance Courtyard

Squares and Teardrops

Color Explosion

Orange Starburst

  • Anony­mous

    Read more about Islamic Tiles here: http://www.thelck.com/patterns/tenPointStar.html

  • Christi­nasc

    Hey Peretz et al, Hope you guys are safe in Jalal­abad. Did you see/hear the Kabul bank bomb­ing in town?

  • T$

    Sweet, PP and I saw some great stuff in Uzbek­istan and Turkey — I like the idea that God demands that you know geom­e­try ;)

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