Motif types, direction, orientation, and rhythm.
The common motif types are Geometric, Figuristic and Floral Repetition of grids.
They are three main categories:
Building a pattern design:
Directional Prints: One way, Two ways,
Non-Directional Prints: Tossed print, four way, They are in north, south, east, west directions.
Repeat types: Tossed print, four way, (they are in north, south, east, west directions.)
horizontal, vertical, diagonal, brick, half drop or combination of all of these.
Spot Repeats: Keeping your motifs in different sequence by creating a structure.
Geometric Patterns and How to Use Them
Shapes are the basisi of most images and design. Diffrent shapes can evoke different meanings.
The most common shapes - rectangles, circles, triangels, rhombuses, and hexagons- can be broken down into something like this:
Rectangles/Squares: Balance and Tradition
Circles: Infinity, Protection, and Femininity
Triangles: Stability, Energy, and Aggression
Rhombus: Vibrant and Contemporary
Hexagons: Unity and Balance