People

A listing and links to the various people involved in parquet deformation, largely for the sake of general interest (and subject to revision). The only criteria for inclusion is at least one parquet deformation of some description to their name; I make no judgments as to quality in this particular instance. Further, I also include instances here that can be deceived as borderline, in that the interpretation of a Huff-style parquet deformation is loosened somewhat. Some of these are included as a ‘seen and noted’ premise, rather than leaving these out altogether. For most people, overall, there is typically only a handful of parquet deformations for any one individual; very few people have ‘many’, say more than 10. Although unlikely, given the passage of time, I would be more than delighted to hear from any of Huff’s students here, and more broadly, from other people as well. Time constraints forbid me reaching out to all. On occasions, with continual additions, reordering of the parts and change of presentation, there may be the occasional name inconsistency/omission. Over time, this will be corrected. Of a simple count, Huff’s students number 73, with all other people 40. 122 people (up to 18 August 2021) overall are identified.


The listing is in three parts, with names in alphabetical order, with surname, first name. This is then followed by the work’s title and year, where known:

Part 1 lists William Huff’s students throughout his years at Ulm, Carnegie-Mellon, and Buffalo Universities.

Part 2 lists ‘other people’ in the field, excluding Huff’s students.

Part 3 is effectively an overall listing, of (i) of all the people and (ii) differentiating between Huff’s students and other people, with Huff’s students highlighted in blue.


Part 1: Huff’s Students

Beloch, Ana (Mission, 1985)
Berger, Marsha (In-tri-cut, 1970)
Bixby, Bryce (They Come, They Go, 1991)
Breen, Thomas (Stretching a Point or Two, 1993)
Burzynski, Kirk (Propelling, 1978)
Caprez, Arno (not titled)
Carlson, Arthur (Leather of the Greater Gator, 1964)
Chiang, Grace Ru (Toward the Square, 1989)
Chan, Mui Lai (Kaen) (Pointing to Tortoise Shells, 1998)
Chen, Hsuan-huei (Glint of a Dragonfly's Eye, 1993
Chen, Leland (Y Knot, 1977)
Cmkovich (sic), Richard J. (Cmk’s Cranks, 1989)
Cuttita, Michael (Wiry Wonder, 1989)
Dailey, William (Parquet Deformation, 1977)
Damino, Jacqueline (Right Right Left Right)
Davies, Thomas C. (Leather of the Lesser Gator, 1964)
Deboy, Daniel (Hexagonal at the Core, 1990)
Dunn, Frank W. (Memory Chip Meander, 1985)
Findlay III, Roland B. (All in a Family, 1965) (as in The Pittsburgh Press newspaper, February 27, 1972)
Eisenman, James (three untitled works,broadly described as ‘Symmetry or Programmed Design’, 1966)
Esposto, Sam (Knightly Mail, 1993)
Fontaine, Loretta Anne (One in Threes makes Three or A Star, 1991 and Seven of One Make Three, 1991)
Frankenstein, William E. (Fret Mayanaise (sic), 1977)
Gelenscer, Alexander (Hex-baton and Swizzle Stick Twirl, 1986)
Glasmeier, Rolf (Proboscidean, 1966)
Glenn, Robert (Toccata, 1965)
Goldman, David (Crackle, 1983)
Grady, Scott (Consternation, 1977)
Guenther, Herbert (Two-handed Interlock, 1985)
Guttierrez, Jorge (Curacha)
Harrigan, Kathleen (A Rake's Progress, 1986)
Henderson, David (Arrangements in Scrambles, 1963)
Holnbeck, Jack (Crosses Crookedly Chrisscrossed (sic), 1990)
Hotz, Peter (untitled, 1961)
Johnson, Robert (Untitled)
Kemmis, Kristine (Step-by-Step, 1985)
Kreitz, Morris. Untitled, 1966 (not listed in Ulm archive)
Lafrate, Donato (Rolling Surge, 1993)
Lane, Richard (Crossover, 1963)
Larson, Arne (Crazy Cogs, 1963)
Li, Yuqing (Karen) (Voiding the Voids, 1998)
Liang, Liou Jiunn (Romeo and Juliet, 1993)
Liu, Yu-chi (Jason). (Hollyhock Stalks, 1996)
Lominski, Robert A. (Sparkler, 1990)
Lyon, Michael (Florescence, 1989)
Macica, Tina (Wreathes (sic) of Holly, 1991)
Marlowe, Vincent (Clearing the Thicket)
McAdams, William (Tri-cellular Trade, 1989)
McCloskey, Bruce (Frugality, 1966)
McCracken, Pamela (Cloisonné, 1990)
Mesnik, Richard (Dizzy Bee)
Mikulski, Mark (Parquet Deformation, 1986)
Mitchell, Brian (A Little Like and Rose, 1989)
Moon, Chang-Hee (Siphoned Off, 1998)
Moritz, Darren (Enlarging on Four Points, 1989)
Nagel, Richard (Five to Four and two Halves, 1963)
Napach, Joel (Arabesque, 1979)
O’Donnell, Francis (Oddity out of Old Oriental Ornament, 1966)
Oleson, David (The I at the Center, 1964)
Pantoja Enrique (From Claw to Maw, 1990)
Paris, Glen (Trifoliate, 1966)
Polletta, Fernando (Paddle Wheels, 1986)
Possin, Arlene (Through the Wall, 1978)
Purdy, Mary (Strange Start, Startling Stop, 1985)
Pylkas, Laird (Beecombing Blossoms, 1983)
Qi Lan (Tina) Ye (Triskelia Transmogrified, 1998)
Randazzese, Paul (Brocade, 1989)
Robinson, Lawrence (Sitting Ducks, 1977)
Roos, Jeffrey D. (Diamond Filigree, 1982)
Russo, Francis Marie (Wiggle-waggle, 1978)
Sabini, Maurizio (Venetian Net, 1982)
Schwarz, Mark (Der Jugendstil lebt wieder = Art Nouveau is alive again)
Skolnik, Robert (Opus Optimum, 1966)
Summerfeldt, Robert (Fence Mesh - Block Bond, 1963)
Tung, Chun-Tao (Todd) (Longevity, 1998)
Wadkins, Rodney (In Two Movements, 1989)
Xin-hua-Jian (L T X, 1996)
73 people


Part 2: Other People (Non-Huff Students)
Ariff, Mutahir Unclear.
Anderson, Dan (Two Works; Sine Grid, and a redrawing of Lebeau’s work, 2018)
Bailey, David (100+ works, 1987+)
Barradeau, Nicolas (Cairo tiling, 2017)
Batchelder, Ned (Square-Dance, 1993)
Blumeyer, Douglas (Three works)
Borstad, Noel (Three untitled works, Nos. 45, 62, 105, all 2008). Grasshopper
Bosch, Bob (Frankenstein)
Bruscia, Nicholas
Claghorn, Joseph (Josclag) (Generative Landscapes). Grasshopper

Cooke, Andrew (Defunct website of his own) Bulli
Day, Lewis p. 35, https://archive.org/details/patterndesignboo00dayl whole book

https://archive.org/details/patterndesignboo00dayl/page/34/mode/1up single page
Ellison, Elaine
Enki2 (Into the Continuum, Three works, of a ‘looser’ style)
Escher, M. C. (Elements of Metamorphosis III, 1967-1968)
Fassino, Mauro (‘Biomorphing’, pp. 20-21)
Fathauer, Robert (One work, embossed paperwork, untitled, 1996)
Harold (of Ello) (One work, Progressive Variety). Grasshopper
Harriss, Edmund (Four+ non-periodic works?, 2017?)
Henn Architecture
Henn Architecture
(probable use of my parquet deformation)
Hoeydonck, Werner Van (Four works, Circle Waves, three untitled, 2016)
Huff, William*
Kaplan, Craig (20+ works, 2000 onwards)
Kim, Scott (Untitled, 1975)
Lebeau, Franck (Interactive Parquet Deformation, 2016)
Lopardo, Nicolas (One work, 2017?)
Manferdini, Elena (Three works, 2009)
Mottaghi, Esmael and Arman Khalli Beigi (See start page and then 9.43 to the end 16.54.) Grasshopper
Myhrvold, Nathan (Not seen; as described by Chaim Goodman-Strauss, ‘of various quasiperiodic patterns with 12 fold symmetry’
Paley, Nina (One work, 2013. Also has animations)
Pantaloni, Vincent Mosty GeoGebra animations
Piker, Daniel Space Symmetry Structure. Morphing Tessellation Fields 2. 2009 Grasshopper
Pogany (animated) CodePen link updated test https://codepen.io/giaco/pen/xYVqRv?editors=0010

Rowan, Michael (3 works)

Sakkal, Mamoun
Scharmen, Fred
Sharp, John (12 Works, 1990-2001)
Smith, Alvy Ray
Smith, Jason
Schwartz, Jordan (lego book lost reference!)
Salomon, Paul (4 works)
Spencer, Barry (2 works, 2011)

Sproates, Stephen
The Flying Hollander’ (2 works, 2016)
Thompson, D’Arcy (1 work, 1917)
Traverso, Marco (3 works 2021?)

Turnour, Florence (1 work, Beaded Deformation: From Kepler's Star to the Night Sky)
Villanueva, Dario (Alolo). (1 work, Islamic Parquet Deformation)
Villiers, Michael de (One work, Whirly-gig)
Walker, Katie (1 work?, 2011)
Williams, Robert*
Yazar, Tuğrul (20 works?)

Ye-ryum, Kim (1 work, 2017)
40 People

* William Huff. Although it is stated that Huff has not composed a single example, he can hardly be excluded from this listing!

*Robert Williams. Williams is included with a degree of reservation. He is oft-quoted (relatively so) in the (limited) parquet deformation literature, although he does not strictly show any instances but rather this is implied. See  p. 204 (a Cairo tiling from minima to maxima), albeit of individual stages. It is not a Huff-style instance in the normal sense. Whether to include it is a moot point. Therefore to stop the reader wondering about an inadvertent omission I have decided to include.

Part 3. All People

(i) Simple Listing
Anderson, Dan
Ariff, Mutahir. Unclear as to relevance
Bailey, David (100+ works, 1987+)
Barradeau, Nicolas (Cairo tiling, 2017)
Batchelder, Ned (Square-Dance, 1993)
Beloch, Ana (Mission, 1985)
Berger, Marsha (In-tri-cut, 1970)
Bixby, Bryce (They Come, They Go, 1991)
Blumeyer, Douglas (Houndsmorphosis and Gingham-Chevron Continuum, 2018)
Borstad, Noel (Three untitled works, Nos. 45, 62, 105, all 2008)
Bosch, Bob (Two works, Frankenstein)
Breen, Thomas (Stretching a Point or Two, 1993)
Burzynski, Kirk (Propelling, 1978)
Bruscia, Nicholas (about three distinct works, untitled, 2015)
Caprez, Arno (not titled)
Carlson, Arthur (Leather of the Greater Gator, 1964)
Chen, Leland (Y Knot, 1977)
Chen, Hsuan-huei (Glint of a Dragonfly's Eye, 1993)
Chiang, Grace Ru (Toward the Square, 1989)
Cmkovich, Richard J. (Cmk’s Cranks, 1989)
Cooke, Andrew (Asymmetric - first attempt, Asymmetric, Tremblor, Che, c. 2003)
Chan, Leland (Y Knot, 1977)
Chan, Mui Lai (Kaen) (Pointing to Tortoise Shells, 1998)
Cuttita, Michael (Wiry Wonder, 1989)
Dailey, William (Parquet Deformation, 1977)
Damino, Jacqueline (Right Right Left Right)
Davies, Thomas C. (Leather of the Lesser Gator, 1964)
Day, Lewis F. (Three works of a ‘precursor’ nature, 1903)
Deboy, Daniel (Hexagonal at the Core, 1990)
Dunn, Frank W. (Memory Chip Meander, 1985)
Eisenman, James (Three untitled works, broadly described as ‘Symmetry or Programmed Design’, 1966)
Ellison, Elaine
Enki2 (Into the continuum, Three works, of a ‘looser’ style)
Escher, M. C. (Parts of Metamorphosis III, 1967-1968)
Esposto, Sam (Knightly Mail, 1993)
Fassino, Mauro (Biomorphs, 2011)
Fathauer, Robert (One work, embossed paperwork, untitled, 1996)
Findlay III, Roland B. (All in a Family, 1965) (as in The Pittsburgh Press newspaper, February 27, 1972)
Fontaine, Loretta Anne (One in Threes makes Three or A Star, 1991 and Seven of One Make Three, 1991)
Frankenstein, William E. (Fret Mayanaise, 1977)
Gelenscer, Alexander (Hex-baton and Swizzle Stick Twirl, 1986)
Glenn, Robert (Toccata, 1965)
Glasmeier, Rolf (Proboscidean, 1966)
Goldman, David (Crackle, 1983)
Grady, Scott (Consternation, 1977)
Guenther, Herbert (Two-handed Interlock, 1985)
Guttierrez, Jorge (Curacha)
Harrigan, Kathleen (A Rake's Progress, 1986)
Harriss, Edmund
Henderson, David (Arrangements in Scrambles, 1963)
Henn Architecture
Hoeydonck, Werner Van
Holnbeck, Jack (Crosses Crookedly Chrisscrossed, 1990)
Hotz, Peter (untitled, 1961)
Huff, William*
Johnson, Robert (Untitled)
Kaplan, Craig (2002+)
Kemmis, Kristine (Step-by-Step, 1985)
Kim, Scott (Untitled, 1975)
Kreitz, Morris. Untitled, 1966 (not listed in Ulm archive)
Lane, Richard (Crossover, 1963)
Lafrate, Donato (Rolling Surge, 1993)
Larson, Arne (Crazy Cogs, 1963)
Lebeau, Franck (Interactive Parquet Deformation, 2016)
Li, Yuqing (Karen) (Voiding the Voids, 1998)
Liang, Liou Jiunn (Romeo and Juliet, 1993) (not listed in Ulm archive)
Liu, Yu-chi (Jason). (Hollyhock Stalks, 1996)
Lominski, Robert A. (Sparkler, 1990)
Lopardo, Nicolas
Lyon, Michael (Florescence, 1989)
Macica, Tina (Wreathes of Holly, 1991)
Marlowe, Vincent (Clearing the Thicket)
McAdams, William (Tri-cellular Trade, 1989)
McCloskey, Bruce (Frugality, 1966)
McCracken, Pamela (Cloisonné, 1990)
Mesnik, Richard (Dizzy Bee)
Mikulski, Mark (Parquet Deformation, 1986)
Mitchell, Brian (A Little Like and Rose, 1989)
Moon, Chang-Hee (Siphoned Off, 1998)
Moritz, Darren (Enlarging on Four Points, 1989)
Nagel, Richard (Five to Four and two Halves, 1963)
Napach, Joel (Arabesque, 1979)
O’Donnell, Francis (Oddity out of Old Oriental Ornament, 1966)
Oleson, David (The I at the Center, 1964)
Paley, Nina
Pantaloni, Vincent
Pantoja, Enrique (From Claw to Maw, 1990)
Paris, Glen (Trifoliate, 1966)
Piker, Daniel
‘Pogany’ (Cairo Tiling, an animated Cairo, minima to maxima, not dated)
Polletta, Fernando (Paddle Wheels, 1986)
Possin, Arlene (Through the Wall, 1978)
Pillai, Premshree  (Variation of ‘I at the Center’)
Purdy, Mary (Strange Start, Startling Stop, 1985)
Pylkas, Laird (Beecombing Blossoms, 1983)
Qi Lan (Tina) Ye (Triskelia Transmogrified, 1998)
Randazzese, Paul (Brocade, 1989)
Robinson, Lawrence (Sitting Ducks, 1977)
Roos, Jeffrey D. (Diamond Filigree, 1982)
Rowan, Michael
Russo, Francis Marie (Wiggle-waggle, 1978)
Sabini, Maurizio (Venetian Net, 1982)
Sakkal, Mamoun
Schwarz, Mark (Der Jugendstil lebt wieder) (= Art Nouveau is alive again)
Sharp, John (12 works, 1990-2001)
Smith, Alvy Ray
Schwartz, Jordan
Scharmen, Fred (Untitled, 2014)
Skolnik, Robert (Opus Optimum, 1966)
Spencer, Barry
Sproates, Stephen
Summerfeldt, Robert (Fence Mesh - Block Bond, 1963)
Thompson, D’Arcy (1917)
Traverso, Marco (2021?)
Tung, Chun-Tao (Todd) (Longevity, 1998)
Villiers, Michael de. (2013, Whirly-gig) (N.B. Discussed, but not shown, or at least with ease)
Wadkins, Rodney (In Two Movements, 1989)
Watts, Fred (Fylfot Flipflop, 1963)
Williams, Robert*
Xin-hua-Jian (L T X, 1996)
Yazar, Tuğrul
Ye-ryum, Kim (1 work, 2017)

122 people up to 18 August 2021

Part 3


(ii) with Huff Students in Blue
Bailey, David
Barradeau, Nicolas (Cairo tiling, 2017)
Batchelder, Ned (Square-Dance, 1993)
Beloch, Ana (Mission, 1985)
Berger, Marsha (In-tri-cut, 1970)
Bixby, Bryce (They Come, They Go, 1991)
Blumeyer, Douglas
Borstad, Noel (Three Untitled works, Nos. 45, 62, 105, all 2008)
Breen, Thomas (Stretching a Point or Two, 1993)
Burzynski, Kirk (Propelling, 1978)
Bruscia, Nicholas (about three distinct works, untitled, 2015)
Caprez, Arno (not titled)
Carlson, Arthur (Leather of the Greater Gator, 1964)
Cooke, Andrew (Asymmetric - first attempt, Asymmetric, Tremblor, Che, c. 2003)
Chan, Mui Lai (Kaen) (Pointing to Tortoise Shells, 1998)
Chen, Hsuan-huei (Glint of a Dragonfly's Eye, 1993)
Chen, Leland (Y Knot, 1977)
Chiang, Grace Ru (Toward the Square, 1989)
Cmkovich, Richard J. (Cmk’s Cranks, 1989)
Cuttita, Michael (Wiry Wonder, 1989)
Dailey, William (Parquet Deformation, 1977)
Damino, Jacqueline (Right Right Left Right)
Davies, Thomas C. (Leather of the Lesser Gator, 1964)
Day, Lewis F. (Three works of a ‘precursor’ nature, 1903)
Deboy, Daniel (Hexagonal at the Core, 1990)
Dunn, Frank W. (Memory Chip Meander, 1985)
Eisenman, James (three untitled works, broadly described as ‘Symmetry or Programmed Design’, 1966)
Ellison, Elaine
Enki2 (Into the continuum, Three works, of a ‘looser’ style)
Escher, M. C. (Elements of Metamorphosis III, 1967-1968)
Esposto, Sam (Knightly Mail, 1993)
Fassino, Mauro (Biomorphs, 2011)
Fathauer, Robert (One work, embossed paperwork, untitled, 1996)
Findlay III, Roland B. (All in a Family, 1965) (as in The Pittsburgh Press newspaper, February 27, 1972)
Fontaine, Loretta Anne  (One in Threes makes Three or A Star, 1991 and Seven of One Make Three, 1991)
Frankenstein, William E. (Fret Mayanaise, 1977)
Gelenscer, Alexander (Hex-baton and Swizzle Stick Twirl, 1986)
Glasmeier, Rolf (Proboscidean, 1966)
Glenn, Robert (Toccata, 1965)
Goldman, David (Crackle, 1983)
Grady, Scott (Consternation, 1977)
Guenther, Herbert (Two-handed Interlock, 1985)
Guttierrez, Jorge (Curacha)
Harriss, Edmund
Henderson, David (Arrangements in Scrambles, 1963)
Henn Company
Hoeydonck, Werner Van (Four works)
Holnbeck, Jack (Crosses Crookedly Chrisscrossed, 1990)
Hotz, Peter (untitled, 1961)
Huff, William*
Johnson, Robert (Untitled)
‘Josclag’
Kaplan, Craig
Kemmis, Kristine (Step-by-Step, 1985)
Kim, Scott
Kreitz, Morris. Untitled, 1966 (not listed in Ulm archive)
Lafrate, Donato (Rolling Surge, 1993)
Lane, Richard (Crossover, 1963)
Larson, Arne (Crazy Cogs, 1963)
Lebeau, Franck (Interactive Parquet Deformation, 2016)
Li, Yuqing (Karen) (Voiding the Voids, 1998)
Liang, Liou Jiunn (Romeo and Juliet, 1993)
Liu, Yu-chi (Jason). (Hollyhock Stalks, 1996)
Lominski, Robert A. (Sparkler, 1990)
Lopardo, Nicolas
Lyon Michael (Florescence, 1989)
Macica, Tina (Wreathes of Holly, 1991)
Manferdini, Elena (3 works, 2009)
Marlowe, Vincent (Clearing the Thicket)
McCloskey, Bruce (Frugality, 1966)
McCracken, Pamela (Cloisonné, 1990)
Mesnik, Richard (Dizzy Bee)
Mikulski, Mark (Parquet Deformation, 1986)
Mitchell, Brian (A Little Like and Rose, 1989)
Moon, Chang-Hee (Siphoned Off, 1998)
Moritz, Darren (Enlarging on Four Points, 1989)
Nagel, Richard (Five to Four and two Halves, 1963)
Napach, Joel (Arabesque, 1979)
O’Donnell, Francis (Oddity out of Old Oriental Ornament, 1966)
Oleson, David (The I at the Center, 1964)
Paley, Nina
Pantaloni, Vincent (Various animations)
Pantoja, Enrique (From Claw to Maw, 1990)
Paris, Glen (Trifoliate, 1966)
Piker, Daniel
Pillai, Premshree  (Variation of ‘I at the Center’)
Pogany’ (Cairo Tiling, an animated Cairo, minima to maxima, not dated)
Polletta, Fernando (Paddle Wheels, 1986)
Possin, Arlene (Through the Wall, 1978)
Purdy, Mary (Strange Start, Startling Stop, 1985)
Pylkas, Laird  (Beecombing Blossoms, 1983)
Qi Lan (Tina) Ye (Triskelia Transmogrified, 1998)
Randazzese, Paul (Brocade, 1989)
Robinson, Lawrence (Sitting Ducks, 1977)
Roos, Jeffrey D. (Diamond Filigree, 1982)
Rowan, Michael
Russo, Francis Marie (Wiggle-waggle, 1978)
Sabini, Maurizio (Venetian Net, 1982)
Sakkal, Mamoun
Schwarz, Mark (Der Jugendstil lebt wieder) (= Art Nouveau is alive again)
Sharp, John (12 works, 1990-2001)
Smith, Alvy Ray
Scharmen, Fred (Untitled, 2014)
Schwartz, Jordan
Skolnik, Robert (Opus Optimum, 1966)
Spencer, Barry
Summerfeldt, Robert (Fence Mesh - Block Bond, 1963)
Thompson, D’Arcy (1917)
Tung, Chun-Tao (Todd) (Longevity, 1998)
Villiers, Michael de. (2013, Whirly-gig) (N.B. Discussed, but not shown, or at least with ease)
Wadkins, Rodney (In Two Movements, 1989)
Watts, Fred (Fylfot Flipflop, 1963)
Williams, Robert*
Xin-hua-Jian (L T X, 1996)
Yazar, Tuğrul
Ye-ryum, Kim (1 work, 2017)
123 people


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