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CREATING WITH THE SYSTEM

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Introduction

This final chapter, also the longest, puts together everything from the preceding chapters to show how to create your own innovative, self-locking forms for packaging or other uses. You will gain most from the chapter if you have already read the rest of the book and understood the principles it presents.

It’s often said that ‘There’s nothing new in geometry’. While it may be true that the well-known 2-D polygons (triangle, pentagon, etc.) and 3-D polyhedra (cube, pyramid, etc.) are well explored individually, they can be combined and deformed in a never-ending series of permutations to create a very ...

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