When it comes to deciding on patio materials (brick, flagstone, concrete or wood), not only do you need to choose the best material for your backyard patio, but you must then decide on an overall pattern (especially when using brick or flagstone).
This article sets out the 16 main brick patio patterns followed by a massive photo gallery showcasing more than 50 brick patio ideas and designs.
The pictures below are close-ups of many brick pattern designs including standard stacking, running bond, basket-weave, circular radial, fish-scale, interlocking, silverdale, pinwheel, herringbone, cobblestone, flagstone, brick headers, diamond, interlocking and various brick inlays.
Jon Dykstra owns an interior design company in North Vancouver, British Columbia. He's fascinated by architecture and interiors. He also enjoys gardening at his "house in the burbs" and "homesteading" at his off-the-grid boat-access cabin.
Combine all that with a love of writing and Homestratsophere.com was born. He balances his working time between running his interior design company, working on his off-the-grid cabin and publishing homestratosphere.com.