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A Lattice Labyrinth for Today, 27th. March

As an alternative to designing designs for birthYEARS, how about some Lattice Labyrinths for birthDAYS. If we take the day and the month to be the separation parameters, so that 27th. March becomes (27,3) then one possibility is Serpentine Labyrinth … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Millennial Tessellation

After a break while rather optimistically preparing a submission for the Bridges Conference 2014, I’m back again with a Labyrinth specially for Sophie, a ray of energy whenever about the Bookshop. It’s fitting that the birthyear number 2000 is doable … Continue reading

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Chinese Year of The Horse, Wood Horse Year 1954

Chinese Year 2014 began on 31st. January and is the Year of the Horse and also of the element Wood. I can’t do a Labyrinth with 2014 squares or triangles in its Repeat Unit (see the Making Manifest your Birthyear … Continue reading

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Mike’s 1994 Serpentine Labyrinth

After another extended struggle, I can reveal a construction of Serpentine Lattice Labyrinth (37,25), which has the desired repeat unit of 1994 squares, made up of two supertiles at right-angles to one another, and each comprising 997 squares. Finding this … Continue reading

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Honeycomb Lattice Labyrinth (60,27) – The Irish Giant

Although the close relationship with Star Labyrinth(60,27) is clear (see the last post), Honeycomb (60,27) makes quite a different overall impression. A central hexagonally symmetrical supertile of the IRISH GIANT is shown, together with six fainter fellows, just to prove … Continue reading

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