on symmetry, pattern and reflection

Some references on symmetry, pattern and reflection:

Ball, Philip, The self-made tapestry : pattern formation in nature, Oxford University Press, 2001.

Brewster, David, The Kaleidoscope, its history, theory and construction, John Camden Hotten , 1870.

Evans, Robin, “Mies van der Rohe’s Paradoxical Symmetries”, in Translations from Drawing to Building, MIT Press, 1997.

Jones, Owen. The Grammar of Ornament, 1856. Republished, Van Nostrand Reinhold , 1982.

Kepes, Gyorgy. Module, proportion, symmetry, rhythm, G.Braziller 1966.

Melchior-Bonnet, Sabine. The Mirror: A History, Routledge, 2002.

Miller, Jonathan. On Reflection, National Gallery, 1998.

Weyl, Hermann. Symmetry, Oxford University Press, 1952.

Stafford, Barbara and Frances Terpak, Devices of Wonder, Getty Institute, 2001.


Angela Sinclair, The Kaleidoscopic Effect of the Mirror in Eighteenth-Century Interiors, Diploma dissertation, 2008.

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