Random Layout Design
Many modern paving materials come in a range of sizes, and that introduces the potential to move away from traditional courses or chequerboard layouts. Random layout, with no discernible pattern, are a popular choice for natural stone and similar materials, but they are not easy to figure out. Learn what’s required or let pavingexpert do the hard design work for you.
Creating Random Layouts
A Random Layout is an arrangement of paving units that mixes different sizes to create a paved area with no regular, discernible pattern. This page considers how random layouts are created, used and implemented.
Custom Random Layout Design
Random layouts are a popular choice for many multi-size modular paving materials, but creating a good looking random layout is not as simple as it may seem.
Flags - Balancing Joint Width
While random layouts are often the best choice for multi-sized paving materials, they can present problems regarding potential variation in the width of joints between individual paving units. This page looks at how this issue is dealt with and resolved.
Patterns and Layouts for Flags and Slabs - Pseudo-random Layouts
How to identify a genuine random layout and differentiate it from a motif or clustered pattern, and how such patterns can have their uses when a true random layout might not be appropriate.