ILLUSTRATION: Illustration of Rug prints (love when motifs and icons fit together like a puzzle. -nicole)

Flower painting inspiration Bel Andrade Lima - Surface Pattern Design for products (purse, makeup bag and picture frame) for Promotion With You All, Nestlé.

this reminds me of an African Berber rug:

This could be a fun idea for a group project.each person in the class adds one row of a line/pattern in the color of their choice or in black and white. I'll use my supply of white paper strips!

Silk cloth/embroidery | Kutch, India (~1880). V&A Collection.

Skirt piece

Skirt cloth, silk embroidered with silk thread, Kutch, Gujurat Image found in Rosemary Crill's book "Indian Florals" (the V & A's Pattern series). via style court

Mint aztec

Designs are inherently mathematical. In this case, the design is mainly GEOMETRIC! Here, symmetries and translations generate the aesthetics.