For this week’s in-lecture exercise, we were tasked with using what we have learnt in lecture regarding elements of design, and create a pattern of increasing complexity.

The pattern that I came up with was inspired by the doodles I made during my primary school days. Sometimes, when I was struggling to stay awake in class, I would doodle in my notebook and draw repeating patterns using shapes like squares, circles, diamonds and spirals.

For this exercise, I decided to use squares to create my pattern. I used illustrator and the shape tool to draw the squares. Thereafter, I added more squares in between any empty space to create an increasingly complex pattern. At first I only added squares to alternate empty spaces, but to increase the density of the pattern, I had to add more squares in empty spaces instead of at alternate intervals.

Pattern of increasing complexity

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harvey low

harvey low

Nice to meet you! I'm writing this blog to catalogue my design communication learning journey in NM3217. Hope you have as much fun reading as I had writing it!