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repetition

principle of design
 

PATTERNS

What is a pattern?

What number is missing? What was your thinking process?

pattern

Can you predict what numbers are next in the sequence?

sequence

The sequence concept can be applied to something as abstract as color.

If you know the correct order of the elements, you can guess what's missing:

colors

If you do not know what is the right order of elements, you can figure it out if there is a repetition of these elemets in a pattern:

pattern

If you undestand the sequence, you can guess or predict not just a color of an element, but also its size, shape, and position in a pattern:

pattern

A key to figuring out the pattern puzzle is to "see" its repeating element (unit) and the logic behind the sequence.

pattern element

Types of patterns

random
random pattern
planned
grid pattern

planned patterns can be:

ROWS

GRIDS

RADIAL

examples

grid patterns can be:

basic

alternating

half drop

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