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The 14 Different Types of Convex Pentagons that Tile the Plane
 Graphics and references.
17 Wall Paper Symmetry Groups to Create a Regular Division of the Plane
 Graphics.
Artlandia SymmetryWorks
 Adobe Illustrator plugin that automates creation of surface designs and ornaments based on seventeen wallpaper groups. Online purchase.
Catalogue of Isohedral Tilings
 From the article "One Corona is Enough for the Euclidean Plane" by Doris Schattschneider and Nikolai Dolbilin.
Chaos Tiles
 This chaotic tiling consists of two equilateral pentagons, with angles (80, 160, 60, 140, 100) and (40, 200, 60, 100, 140). Sets are for sale.
Escher Patterns
 Compiled by Yoshiaki Araki.
Escher Web Sketch
 Java applet drawing repeated patterns with selected symmetry.
Frieze Patterns
 Definitions and images.
The Geometry Junkyard: Tilings
 A collection of links.
Grotesque Geometry
 Andrew Crompton's tiling and tessellation images.
Hans Kuiper
 Hans Kuiper's work. Tessellations and optical art. Also tessellation software with the 17 wallpaper groups.
Hop's Escher Tessellation Tiles
 Escherlike tessellations.
Hyperbolic Tessellations
 Explanations and graphics.
Investigating Patterns: Symmetry and Tessellations
 Links to activities and other resources.
Java Kali
 A program for drawing symmetrical patterns based on any of the 17 wallpaper groups, as well as several frieze and rosette groups.
KaleidoTile
 Software for Macintosh and SGI to create and manipulate tessellations of the sphere, Euclidean plane and hyperbolic plane, and to see how the Platonic solids are related to tessellations.
Mathbun.com
 The graphic work of Chaim GoodmanStrauss, Arkansas.
Penrose Tiles
 Links in the Geometry Junkyard.
The Penrose Tiling at Miami University
 A summary of the history behind the Penrose tiling in the math department at Miami university.
Pentagons that Tile the Plane
 Known solutions and a new recipe.
QuasiPeriodic Tilings
 Artist Eleni Mylonas uses tilings.
References about Tessellations
 Compiled by Doris Schattschneider, Moravian College.
SingSurf: Wallpaper Patterns
 A Java applet which shows interactive wallpaper patterns.
Squared Squares and Squared Rectangles
 Tilings of Squared Squares and Squared Rectangles, constructed using javascript.
Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets
 Resources compiled by the Math Forum.
Symmetry and the Shape of Space
 With interactive demos using Geometer's Sketchpad (requires Macintosh).
TESS
 Tessellation software. 11 rosette, all 7 frieze and all 17 wallpaper groups included.
Tessellated, Interlocking Concrete Pavers and Molds
 Pictures of some concrete tilings.
Tessellation Links
 Compiled by Suzanne Alejandre for the Math Forum.
Tessellation Tutorials by Suzanne Alejandre
 Tutorials and templates for making tessellations using ClarisWorks, the Geometer's Sketchpad, HyperCard, HyperStudio, and straightedge and compass, including stepbystep instructions for classroom activities.
Tessellations Using Geometer's Sketchpad
 Description of a class project.
Tessellations with Java
 Examples and source code.
Tilings and Geometric Ornament
 Applying principles of computer graphics to the creation of geometric ornament, as a continuation of the tradition of ornamental design using modern tools and algorithms.
Totally Tessellated
 An introduction to tessellations explaining the basic underlying mathematics, and with many examples from real life.
Wallpaper Groups
 Images and descriptions of the 17 plane symmetry groups.
William's Geometric Construction Page
 Activities to create patterns using simple resources, such as making equilateral triangle from a circle. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary ages.
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