Christine Edison posted this lovely waterbomb tessellation photo, and had asked who designed it. Ray Schamp mentioned Tom Hull’s wonderful intro to 3d tessellations class at the 2006 OUSA convention, where Ron Resch’s work was heavily discussed.
To facilitate further discussion on the topic, here’s Ron’s patent paperwork in PDF format- it’s expired and is now public domain. It’s quite nice to reference him, though, as he really is quite an ingenious creator. I need to buy a copy of his DVD that Tom was talking about. If I get one I’ll be sure to do a review of it.
Anyhow, here’s his patent: