Repeating seamless patterns: definitions, free samples, links, and how-tos

Directional Pattern

 
 
 
 
 
 
A design in which motifs are oriented along one or several directions. Examples of directional design include one-way, two-way, and four-way layouts. Also a design that looks correct from only one direction. The opposite is a non-directional (undirectional) design.

Example(s) of Directional Pattern
An example of a directional pattern design
An example of a directional pattern design
An example of a directional pattern design
Directional designs created with Artlandia SymmetryWorks.
 
An example of a directional pattern created in SymmetryMill
A directional pattern created from a photograph
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