Background design is a repeated design which can be a seamless repeat or not seamless repeat.
A background design-repeat can be basic, half brick, mirrored or half-drop.
Background design can be found on fabric, wallpaper, greeting card, fondant-covered cakes, upholstery, objects and many more.
Half-drop repeat: This is a design repeat layout where the motif is repeated halfway down the side in a vertical direction.
Half- brick repeat: This is a design repeat layout where the motif is repeated halfway in a horizontal direction like the laying of bricks.
Basic repeat: This is a design repeat that creates tiles of the motif without altering the repeat sequence.
Mirror repeat: This is a design repeat where the motif is duplicated on the horizontal (row) and the duplicated motif is then flipped horizontally.
Centred repeat: This is when the design is placed in the middle.