Archibald H. Christie, Pattern Design, Dover Publications, 1969, originally published as Traditional Methods of Pattern Designing, Clarendon Press, 1910
Martin Gardner, "Penrose Tilings I & II", in Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers ...and the Return of Dr. Matrix, Mathematical Association of America, Washington, D.C., 1997
Martin Gardner, "Tiling with Convex Polygons", in Time Travel and other Mathematical Bewilderments, Freeman, San Francisco, 1988
Branko Grunbaum and G.C. Shephard, Tilings and Patterns, Freeman, San Francisco, 1987, reprinted by Dover 2013. The BIG reference.
A. Johnson and K. Madden, "Putting the Pieces Together: Understanding Robinson's Nonperiodic Tilings", The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, May 1997, 172-181
Owen Jones, The Grammar of Ornament, originally published 1856. CD-ROM edition 1998, Octavo Corporation, www.octavo.com
Richard M. Proctor, Principles of Pattern Design, 1969, Van Nostrand Reinhold, reprinted by Dover Publications, 1990.
D. Schattschneider, "The Plane Symmetry Groups: Their Recognition and Notation", The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 85, No. 6, June-July 1978
Peter S. Stevens, Handbook of Regular Patterns, MIT Press, 1981
Brian Wichmann, The World of Patterns, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2001. Booklet and CD-Rom with an aim similar to this website. More than 4000 images!
These books have pictures of a lot of great plane-filling and symmetric patterns and tilings:
Charles Cahier and Arthur Martin, 376 Decorative Allover Patterns From Historical Tilework and Textiles, Dover Publications, 1989, originally published 1868
Daniel Sheets Dye, The New Book of Chinese Lattice Designs, Dover Publications, 1981
Amor Fenn, Abstract Design and How To Create It, Dover Publications, 1993, originally published as A Practical Manual on the Making of Patterns for the use of Students, Teachers, Designers, and Craftsmen, B. T. Batsford, 1930
Carol Belanger Grafton, Decorative Tile Designs in Full Color, Dover Publications, 1992
Spyros Horemis, Optical and Geometrical Patterns and Designs, Dover Publications, 1970
Jean Larcher, Geometric Designs & Optical Art, Dover Publications, 1974
Wil Stegenga, Pictorial Archive of Geometric Designs, Dover Publications, 1992
Eva Wilson, Islamic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople, Dover Publications, 1988
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