STORE

Books, Software, Posters, T-shirts, Toys

Here are most of the things that I have created or worked on that are available for sale. No one place carries all of these items, so for each item I have a link to the appropriate store or ordering information.

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Brainteasers, Mind Benders, Games, Word Searches, Puzzlers, Mazes & More 2005 Calendar (Calendar, 330 pages)
By Scott Kim
Workman Publishing, 2004.

Color calendar with a new puzzle every day, including ambigrams, logic puzzles, numeric puzzles, mazes, analogies, word games, and puzzles with your hands. Includes hints and answers on the back of each page.
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from Amazon.com
Masters of Deception: Escher, Dali & the Artists of Optical Illusion.
(Book, 320 pages)
By Al Seckel
Sterling, 2004

Nicely produced coffee table book of art that involves optical illusions. Yes it includes the obvious artists, but it also includes several dozen contemporary artists most of which you have never seen. Includes ambigrams by yours truly, and an introduction by Douglas Hofstadter.

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from Amazon.com
Inversions (Book, 128 pages)
By Scott Kim
Key Curriculum Press, 1996.

A collection of original lettering designs. "Inversions" are words written so they can be read both right side up and upside down. For people who enjoy art, Escher, perception, writing or graphic design. Popular with math teachers.
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through the publisher Key Curriculum Press. Now available at bargain half price: $7.45 instead of $14.95.
The Art of Human Interface Design (book)
Edited by Brenda Laurel
Addison Wesley, 1990

Wide-ranging anthology of articles by many authors, many from Apple Computer. My article, Interdisciplinary Cooperation, is about ways to make collaboration across disciplines work better. The book is a bit dated, but still useful.
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from Amazon.com

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Escher Interactive (PC)

Eclectic CD-ROM that includes a biographical timeline, tool for making tessellation patterns, two games, and some wonderful animations of Escher works. My contribution is a set of 16 "impossible" puzzles based on Escher's impossible objects.
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from Amazon.com

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Railroad Rush Hour (Puzzle toy)
Binary Arts, 1997

The biggest crowd pleaser on this page. Kids 8 and up as well as adults find the puzzles irresistably challenging. Young kids like playing with the toy train pieces. Includes 50 different challenge cards, starting very easy.
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from Amazon.com
Quintapaths (Puzzle toy)
Kadon Enterprises, 2000

Arrange 20 sticks, each a different arrangement of 5 black and white squares, to form a continuous path within a 10 by 10 square. Includes dozens of different puzzles. Makes strikingly beautiful patterns. Laser-cut acrylic, with raised black squares make for an exquisite tactile experience. Great for people who like artistic mathematical puzzles.
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from the publisher Kadon Enterprises

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Inversions Posters (2 posters: Spiral Infinity and Inversions Names)
Pearson Learning / Dale Seymour Publications, 1985

An infinite spiral on the word "infinity" and a colorful medley of 26 first names, one for each letter of the alphabet, every single one symmetrical. Includes an 8 page booklet of artistic and mathematical classroom activities.

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from the publisher Dale Seymour Publications / Pearson Learning
Alphabet Symmetry (poster)
Pearson Learning / Dale Seymour Publications, 1996

A frameable rendition of the mirror symmetric alphabet from Inversions. Includes an 8 page booklet of artistic and mathematical classroom activities.
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from the publisher Dale Seymour Publications / Pearson Learning
Infinity Spiral (t-shirt)
Math Products Plus

White or metallic silver on navy blue. Hanes 50-50 crew-neck t-shirt. Math Products also sells dozens of other math-related t-shirts. Co-owner Theoni Pappas is the author of the annual Mathematics Calendar, as well as many interesting books for math teachers.
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from the publisher Math Products Plus by calling (650) 593-2839 Tue-Thu 8:00-3:00 PST.



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