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Patterns, whether simple or complex, help to define a paved area and stamp your own personality upon it.

With many options Available. Here are some of the most common paving patterns:

There are numerous clay paver patterns. The only limit is your imagination! 

The most common patterns for pavers are:

Basket Weave

This pattern has been around for centuries and can be seen decorating ancient European towns. The basket weave pattern can be thought of as a checker-board pattern, composed of pairs of bricks. The bricks are laid horizontally and vertically against each other to create the visual effect of them weaving in and out of each other. This is a very eye-catching pattern and is appealing in patio or entertainment areas within your landscape.

Running bond

This is the most common brick pattern used in residential landscapes. It is considered eco-friendly because it requires minimum cutting and leaves close to zero waste behind. The running bond pattern looks great laid in outdoor patio and entertainment areas. It is a very strong/durable pattern that can handle significant weight from furniture and other patio items.

There are many different variations of running bond patterns, all which the same general layout of the original running bond. The variations can be mixed with the original running bond pattern or be laid individually creating a unique pattern that is not so commonly seen. No matter the variation this pattern is still best suited for small patio or entertaining areas within your landscape.

Stack Bond

This is the simplest of all the paving patterns. The bricks are placed side-by-side creating strong, visual lines in the ground plain. The stack bond is known to be the best pattern for walkways because it has a stronger bond, which has the strength to withstand more foot traffic than other patterns. This pattern can also be laid at a 45-degree angle to create more interest in your space.


The strongest of the patterns is the herringbone. It can be laid at a 45- or 90-degree angle. The pattern has many angles which will engage your visitors as they make their way to the entrance of your home. Because the pattern tightly interlocks the brick it can handle significant weight, so it is ideal for driveways.