Pattern, like texture, is used to create visual interest. Unlike texture however, pattern does not invoke a tactile sense. Although textures can contain pattern-like elements, not all patterns are textures. Here patterns and variation are used to create interesting shapes with unity.

Pattern, like texture, is used to create visual interest. Unlike texture however, pattern does not invoke a tactile sense. Although textures can contain pattern-like elements, not all patterns are textures. Here patterns and variation are used to create interesting shapes with unity.

AN ART NOUVEAU GOLD BRACELET BY RENÉ LALIQUE, CIRCA 1900.

AN ART NOUVEAU GOLD BRACELET BY RENÉ LALIQUE, CIRCA 1900.

Islamic tile design. Spain.

Islamic tile design. Spain.

artisan block printing in Bagru village near Jaipur for Mehera Shaw

artisan block printing in Bagru village near Jaipur for Mehera Shaw

Google Image Result for http://www.molon.de/galleries/Morocco/Casablanca/Mosque/images01/16%2520Islamic%2520pattern%2520mosaic.jpg

Google Image Result for http://www.molon.de/galleries/Morocco/Casablanca/Mosque/images01/16%2520Islamic%2520pattern%2520mosaic.jpg

David Wade's 1976 compilation of Islamic Art; Cat. # PIA 042

David Wade's 1976 compilation of Islamic Art; Cat. # PIA 042

Wallpaper or textile design, english, 1891, voysey

Wallpaper design

Wallpaper or textile design, english, 1891, voysey

Turkish tile, Rustem Pasa Mosque by Ihsan Gercelman, via 500px

Turkish tile, Rustem Pasa Mosque by Ihsan Gercelman, via 500px

Pattern in Islamic Art - PIA 129

Pattern in Islamic Art - PIA 129

Burano Style, Island Of Burano, Italy

Burano Style, Island Of Burano, Italy

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