Pattern design on Illustrator

Pattern Sampler: The seventeen symmetry types

There are exactly 17 types of symmetry that can be employed to create surface patterns. That is, there are 17 mathematically possible ways to tile a plane and SymmetryWorks has buttons for all symmetry types. So you do not have to memorize—and repeat—all the routine operations that produce every possible symmetry. The plug-in does this for you.

These seventeen symmetry types bring forth the entire wondrous universe of surface patterns. SymmetryWorks is a powerful tool for creating your own pattern design solutions »