Tessellation: fascinating never-ending patterns
June 17 is World Tessellation Day
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A tessellation or tiling is essentially a repeated pattern that doesn't overlap or have any gaps. It's the repetition that indeed makes the pattern. Examples can be found in nature, such as in several animals and fruit, and in architecture, with features like mosaics. In this gallery, we delve into the intricate world of tessellations and bring you some of the most amazing patterns, both natural and man-made.
Click through and marvel at these never-ending patterns.
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