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Some articles on patterns, pattern:

Corallus Hortulanus - Description
... This species exhibits an immense variety of colors and patterns ... Some reds will have yellow patterns, some yellows red or orange patterns ...
Construction - Girih Tiles
... From around the year 1200, girih patterns were made with stars and polygon patterns having 5- and 10-fold rotational symmetry ... However, by the 15th century some girih patterns were not periodic anymore ... Such patterns were constructed by the use of girih tiles ...
Roggenwolf (company)
... is an Australian-based developer of military camouflage patterns ... According to Brad Turner their camouflage patterns are superior to the MARPAT, ACUPAT, CADPAT and Flecktarn patterns, though this remains unproven ... Roggenwolf patterns are designed to use a mixture of micropatterns and macropatterns to create contrasting patterns ...
The Delineator
... The Delineator featured the Butterick sewing patterns and provided an in-depth look at the fashion of the day ... Butterick also produced quarterly catalogs of fashion patterns in the 1920s and early 1930s ... In addition to clothing patterns, the magazine published photos and drawings of embroidery and needlework that could be used to adorn both clothing and ...
Girih - History - Architecture
... The term "girih" was used in Turkish as a polygonal strap pattern used in architecture as early as late 15th century ... Also in late 15th century, girih patterns were compiled by artisans in pattern catalogs such as the Topkapi Scroll ... of girih were seen in the 10th century, fully developed girih patterns are not seen before the 11th century in Iran ...

Famous quotes containing the word patterns:

    Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self- employment and artistic autonomy.
    Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980)

    One can describe a landscape in many different words and sentences, but one would not normally cut up a picture of a landscape and rearrange it in different patterns in order to describe it in different ways. Because a photograph is not composed of discrete units strung out in a linear row of meaningful pieces, we do not understand it by looking at one element after another in a set sequence. The photograph is understood in one act of seeing; it is perceived in a gestalt.
    Joshua Meyrowitz, U.S. educator, media critic. “The Blurring of Public and Private Behaviors,” No Sense of Place: The Impact of Electronic Media on Social Behavior, Oxford University Press (1985)

    I’ve begun to appreciate the generational patterns that ripple out from our lives like stones dropped in water, pulsing outward even after we are gone. Although we have but one childhood, we relive it first through our children’s and then our grandchildren’s eyes.
    Anne Cassidy (20th century)