Walkway Pavers Shapes


Pavers can be utilized for many residential or commercial applications such as driveways, walkways, patios, sidewalks, garden beautification and pool surrounds. As a result, the popularity of them has increased dramatically.


The varying shades, colors, finishes, shapes and patterns of different pavers have had a tremendous effect on the design flexibility they offer. The varying range of brick, clay and stone pavers has allowed many individuals with different tastes and trends to create their own unique designs.

Paved Walkway

By using different types of pavers and their attributes (color, shapes, pattern), themes such as 'old world', Mediterranean, and contemporary are amongst those that are commonly created. The combination of shape, pattern and finish can determine the final outcome of the project at hand. Combining an Antique finishes with multi-component shapes and sizes will have the effect of producing a historic timeworn look and feel to any walkway.

It is important to note the differences in each type before deciding which type of paver to use for walkway construction. It is important to remember that brick is the most versatile and commonly used because of its durable, safe and economical. Numerous shapes, colors, and patterns are available to choose from when designing and constructing a walkway.

Paved Walkway


Although brick is the most commonly used type of paver for constructing walkways, flagstone pavers including limestone and bluestone are also popular for the irregular shapes and patterns which they possess.

Flagstone Walkway

The design and construction of various applications such as walkways, driveways and patios is very much so dependent on the shapes of the pavers being used. Different shaped ones create different pattern installations. This is significant because unique-shaped ones produce a whole array of patterns, and hence the design flexibility of these patterns to suit designated areas creates amazing impressions to the on-lookers

The variety of shapes to choose from is vast but the most common shaped pavers for walkways tend to be square, rectangular or rounded. Here is a range of the walkway paver shapes available to consumers:

Square Pavers

Holland Cobblerock Hexagonal
Uni-Decor Interlocking
Turf Block Marquise Cambridge

The above listed shapes are amongst those available to consumers wishing to pave a patio or walkway at home. Commonly used shapes include Holland stone, Cobblestone, Half Course and Concourse square.

A brief description of the relationship between walkway paver shapes and the patterns they create:

COBBLE-LOCK: Cobble-lock encompasses the interlock of 2 different but matching shapes I.e. hexagon and half-course.

CONCOURSE SERIES: Another interlocking pattern of square-shaped pavers that creates an aesthetically pleasing result. The combination of Concourse, half-course and rectangular shaped ones completes a most interesting walkway pattern.

OXFORD CIRCLE: The oxford circle is composed primarily of 5 different paver shapes. Each with an imperative role to play in the end result, the culmination of these pavers creates a most fascinating outcome.

Outer Circle Stone Three QuaterSstone
Inner Circle Stone Center Half Stone

Each shape will add to the decoration and design of your walkway. Remember, different shapes beautify your walkway, and also add a theme and style to its surrounds.