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Positive and Negative

Ambiguous,Animation,Tessellation 25 August 2014 0 Comments

Positive and Negative

I came across this simple animation this weekend and thought it had a pretty interesting effect.  It features a very basic tessellation pattern composed only of black and white crosses.  The crosses take turns rotating a quarter turn with the black crosses rotating counter-clockwise and the white crosses rotating clockwise.  The overall effect is very […]

Mysterious Dance Tessellation by Makoto Nakamura

Animation,Tessellation 3 February 2014 0 Comments

Mysterious Dance Tessellation

In this tessellation pattern by Makoto Nakamura, black and white mysterious dancers occupy a space with no gaps or overlaps. While it is a nice pattern, even more interesting is the animation that he created to accompany the design.  It shows the two sets of dancers taking turns showing off their dance moves.  Watching it […]

Foxes Tessellation by Nikita Prokhorov

Tessellation 19 April 2013 0 Comments

Foxes Tessellation by Nikita Prokhorov

We previously featured a tessellation pattern from Nikita Prokhorov that was made from the head of a famous rabbit.  This time, he has designed a pattern without gaps or overlaps utilizing orange and gray foxes. More of Nikita Prokhorov’s graphic designs can be viewed at Elusive Illusion.

Marathon Tessellation by Makoto Nakamura

Tessellation 11 February 2013 2 Comments

Marathon 1 by Makoto Nakamurua

Japanese artist Makoto Nakamura creates tessellation patterns.  After majoring in graphic design at Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan, he became increasingly interested in tessellation design thanks to M.C. Escher.  His tiled pattern below, titled Marathon 1, shows a series of runners jogging left and the right with no gaps or overlaps.

Spot the Opportunity

Tessellation 25 October 2012 0 Comments

Etrade Spot the Opportunity Poster

In the world of finance, a bull market is one that is increasing while a bear market is one that is in decline.  Advertising agency WHYBIN/TBWA/TEQUILA of Melbourne, Australia designed this poster for E*Trade that utilizes an Escher-esque tessellation pattern made up of both bulls and bears.  The tagline for the poster is ‘Anyway you […]

Ravishing Rabbits by Nikita Prokhorov

Tessellation 21 September 2012 0 Comments

Ravishing Rabbits by Nikita Prokhorov

Graphic designer Nikita Prokhorov designed this entertaining tessellation featuring a series of happy rabbits.  The rabbit heads are arranged in a pattern that is seamless with no gaps or overlaps. More of Nikita Prokhorov’s graphic designs can be viewed at Elusive Illusion.

Seahorses & Eels by Robert Fathauer

Tessellation 2 July 2012 0 Comments

Seahorses & Eels by Robert Fathauer

A tessellation is an image that repeats the same shapes over and over again to cover a plane with no overlap or gaps.  This type of pattern was frequently employed by M.C. Escher who was fascinated by the symmetry involved in these designs.  In 1993, Dr. Robert Fathauer created the following pattern that features points […]