2000 Pattern Combinations : A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Pattern, Paperback

2000 Pattern Combinations : A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Pattern Paperback


A much-needed book on simple and more advanced ways of creating pattern with a source of 2000 colourful combinations that you can use for further creative work.

The simplest pattern is a repeat of a motif. You can make that more interesting by creating a brickwork grid when repeating motifs.

Make it different again by rotating the image, or by mirroring it.

Taking the reader through various pattern developments thoroughly, it shows how one motif can lead to inexhaustible pattern interpretations.

All these techniques are explained and illustrated, making the book an ideal way of learning about pattern design basics as well as finding an inspirational pattern.

The author gives a range of different designs, from simple florals, motifs taken from historical treasures, tiling designs, abstracts - from a blob of colour to geometrics, pictorial motifs (from animals to buildings), and creates thousands of different patterns.

This is a visually rich book that has application for any kind of designer, whether working on fabric, the web or the world of graphics.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages, 300 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books
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  • Category: Industrial / commercial art & design
  • ISBN: 9781849940078



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