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Season 2 - Zel

December 2018

Alcove started with an obsessive fascination for the patterns of islamic art - like those of Alhambra in Granada, Spain, or the Kasbah of Telouet, Morocco - and the desire of understanding how these work. I reverse-engineered these patterns to be able to create computer-generated, pixel-perfect shapes, respecting the traditional geometric dimensions.

Season 1 - Natural harmony

December 2017

This set of designs is inspired by nature, and the geometry found in plants.

New styles coming soon...


After exploring the secrets of the harmony of traditional zellige, original creations were made, still based on the same mathematical rules, sometimes with a twist.

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