Crafting Organic Patterns With Voronoi Tessellations

Great post by George Francis, in which he leverages the Voronoi tessellation to generate aesthetically pleasing random patterns.

When composing generative patterns, placing objects on a canvas purely at random can feel chaotic, while aligning them to a traditional grid can feel rigid/predictable. While both chaos and exacting precision can both be beautiful qualities in generative art, we rarely — if ever — find examples of either extreme in the natural world.

In this tutorial, we will be learning how to form aesthetically pleasing patterns inspired by nature. Random and unpredictable, yet efficient and harmonious. To do so, we will be using a classic generative tool, the Voronoi tessellation.

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Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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