I received so many “Likes” and comments on Facebook for this design, I thought I’d explore it a bit more.
Here’s the basic 4-cell tile:
The two right cells are mirror images of the two left cells, then rotated 180 degrees.
Here’s the repeating pattern:
This is a 2-shape tessellation, though the shapes are identical, only mirror-images of each other:
Here’s the tessellation in two colors:
What else can we do with this pattern? How about a picture?
How about abstract art?
Click on the blank pattern above, and try your own hand at coloring it different ways. I’d love to see what you come up with.