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

Frieze Pattern

 
 
 
 
 
 
A pattern that repeats in one direction. There are exactly seven (7) mathematical classes of frieze patterns. Compare with two-dimensional (wallpaper) patterns that have exactly seventeen (17) mathematical types.

Example(s) of Frieze Pattern
Examples of frieze design
Frieze patterns created with Artlandia SymmetryWorks.
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