Spacefiller 2

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Spacefiller 2
Spacefiller 2 image
Pattern type Spacefiller
Number of cells 187
Bounding box 25×35
Discovered by Tim Coe
Year of discovery 1995

Spacefiller 2 is a spacefiller that was found by Tim Coe[1] in October 1995 that fills the plane with zebra stripes. In terms of its 187 cells, it is tied with Max as the smallest known spacefiller, but Max has a smaller bounding box: 27×27 versus spacefiller 2's 25×35.[2]

See also


  1. "Coe's improvements on the spacefiller". Paul Callahan. Retrieved on June 10, 2011.
  2. Spacefiller.lif in Alan Hensel's pattern collection.