H.S.M. Coxeter and Tony Bomford's Colored Hyperbolic Rugs

Douglas Dunham
Renaissance Banff: Mathematics, Music, Art, Culture (2005)
Pages 497–504


Tony Bomford made six hooked rugs based on hyperbolic geometry, having received inspiration from the Canadian mathematician H.S.M. Coxeter. All rugs except one exhibit color symmetry to some degree. We will analyze the colorings of the other five rugs and suggest a new related rug pattern.