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Arabian Lights

This is my latest creation. Its a range of tea light holders with a few different arabic designs. The whole thing is laser cut out of a single sheet of plywood and then you simply put it together.

It Came from The Wood by *mtomsky on deviantART

'It came from the Wood' laser-cut plywood illustration, by Martin Tomsky, via Etsy.

The Topkapi Scroll, a fifteenth century Timurid pattern book, is one of the few surviving documents to shed light on the conceptualization, theory, and practice of design in the premodern Islamic world.

INSPIRATION PIC The Topkapi Scroll, a fifteenth century Timurid pattern book, is one of the few surviving documents to shed light on the conceptualization, theory, and practice of design in the premodern Islamic world.

Top & verso: Surat 6 An-Nam (Cattle), last verses here: "Say: 'Shall I seek for Cherisher other than God. . .Cherisher of all things that exist? Every soul draws the meed of its acts on none but itself: no bearer of burdens can bear the burden of another. Your goal in the end is towards God: God will tell you the truth of the things wherein you disputed." (v.164 Yusuf Ali trans). Heading for Surat 7 A'raf (The Heights). Mughal Koran, India, early 18th century. (Audrey Shabbas)

Top & verso: Surat 6 An-Nam (Cattle), last verses here: "Say: 'Shall I seek for Cherisher other than God. . .Cherisher of all things that exist? Every soul draws the meed of its acts on none but itself: no bearer of burdens can bear the burden of another. Your goal in the end is towards God: God will tell you the truth of the things wherein you disputed." (v.164 Yusuf Ali trans). Heading for Surat 7 A'raf (The Heights). Mughal Koran, India, early 18th century. (Audrey Shabbas)

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