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17 Wall Paper Symmetry Groups to Create a Regular Division of the Plane
Graphics.
http://web.inter.nl.net/hcc/Hans.Kuiper/17system.htm

Catalogue of Isohedral Tilings
From the article "One Corona is Enough for the Euclidean Plane" by Doris Schattschneider and Nikolai Dolbilin.
http://mathforum.org/dynamic/one-corona/

Chaos Tiles
This chaotic tiling consists of two equilateral pentagons, with angles (80, 160, 60, 140, 100) and (40, 200, 60, 100, 140). Sets are for sale.
http://www.mathpuzzle.com/chaotile.html

Escher Patterns
Compiled by Yoshiaki Araki.
http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbaraki.htm

Escher Web Sketch
Java applet drawing repeated patterns with selected symmetry.
http://escher.epfl.ch/escher/

Grotesque Geometry
Andrew Crompton's tiling and tessellation images.
http://www.cromp.com/tess/home.html

Hans Kuiper
Hans Kuiper's work. Tessellations and optical art. Also tessellation software with the 17 wallpaper groups.
http://web.inter.nl.net/hcc/Hans.Kuiper/

Hop's Escher Tessellation Tiles
Escher-like tessellations.
http://www.tabletoptelephone.com/~hopspage/HopsTiles.html

Hyperbolic Tessellations
Explanations and graphics.
http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/poincare/poincare.html

Investigating Patterns: Symmetry and Tessellations
Links to activities and other resources.
http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbsymteslk.htm

Java Kali
A program for drawing symmetrical patterns based on any of the 17 wallpaper groups, as well as several frieze and rosette groups.
http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/java/Kali/

KaleidoTile
Software for Macintosh and SGI to create and manipulate tessellations of the sphere, Euclidean plane and hyperbolic plane, and to see how the Platonic solids are related to tessellations.
http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/software/download/KaleidoTile.html

Mathbun.com
The graphic work of Chaim Goodman-Strauss, Arkansas.
http://mathbun.com/

Penrose Tiles
Links in the Geometry Junkyard.
http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/penrose.html

Pentagons that Tile the Plane
Known solutions and a new recipe.
http://burtleburtle.net/bob/tile/pentagon.html

Quasi-Periodic Tilings
Artist Eleni Mylonas uses tilings.
http://www.elenimylonas.com/

References about Tessellations
Compiled by Doris Schattschneider, Moravian College.
http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/software/tilings/TilingBibliography.html

SingSurf: Wallpaper Patterns
A Java applet which shows interactive wallpaper patterns.
http://www.singsurf.org/wallpaper/wallpaper.php

Symmetry and the Shape of Space
With interactive demos using Geometer's Sketchpad (requires Macintosh).
http://comp.uark.edu/~strauss/symmetry.unit/

TESS
Tessellation software. 11 rosette, all 7 frieze and all 17 wallpaper groups included.
http://www.peda.com/tess/

Tessellated, Interlocking Concrete Pavers and Molds
Pictures of some concrete tilings.
http://www.geckostone.com/pavers.html

Tessellation Links
Compiled by Suzanne Alejandre for the Math Forum.
http://mathforum.org/sum95/suzanne/links.html

Tessellation Tutorials by Suzanne Alejandre
Tutorials and templates for making tessellations using ClarisWorks, the Geometer's Sketchpad, HyperCard, HyperStudio, and straightedge and compass, including step-by-step instructions for classroom activities.
http://mathforum.org/sum95/suzanne/tess.intro.html

Tessellations Using Geometer's Sketchpad
Description of a class project.
http://mste.illinois.edu/courses/ci336kt/garrison/skpdindx.html

Tessellations with Java
Examples and source code.
http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/~rkrane/tessell.html

The 14 Different Types of Convex Pentagons that Tile the Plane
Graphics and references.
http://www.mathpuzzle.com/tilepent.html

The Geometry Junkyard: Tilings
A collection of links.
http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/tiling.html

The Penrose Tiling at Miami University
A summary of the history behind the Penrose tiling in the math department at Miami university.
http://www.lib.miamioh.edu/epub/tilings/doc.html

Tilings and Geometric Ornament
Applying principles of computer graphics to the creation of geometric ornament, as a continuation of the tradition of ornamental design using modern tools and algorithms.
http://www.cgl.uwaterloo.ca/~csk/washington/tile/

Wallpaper Groups
Images and descriptions of the 17 plane symmetry groups.
http://www.clarku.edu/~djoyce/wallpaper/