News & Events

Eric will give a lecture on Wednesday 7th October at 13:00 in Manchester  to the North-West branch of the Institute of Mathematics. Title of the lecture: Do You Need to be Mathematician to really understand Islamic Geometric Design? Free entry. Venue: Alan Turing Building, Manchester University. For more information, please email Margaret Eastwood (

My watercolour compositions are now available as reproduction prints via the world’s leading art reproduction publishers, Art Group. Prices from only £9.99.

My workshops at the Maiwa School of Textiles in Vancouver in September were fully booked within a week. There might still be  some places for my lecture on the 24th of September.

I’ve been invited to exhibit at the Islamic Art Festival in Sharjah in December 2015. A great honour and a great opportunity.

The French edition of my first book has just been published: l’Art des Motifs Islamiques: Mode d’Emploi (Pyramyd Editions)


For the past few months, I’ve been working with Teakster (Mohammed Hatiq) to make a collaborative piece. I contributed a photo of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul and several patterns and together we created this! It’s now available as a high quality print. I will exhibit it at the Festival of Islamic Art in Sharjah.