Random rearrangement of objects within a grid in Illustrator

I’ve got a set of tiles and I want to create a pattern out of it. Normally, this would produce a pattern with a single rectangle of these coloured tiles, which would give me noticeable repetitions.

To avoid that I have to duplicate the rectangle several times and rearrange single tiles manually to hide repetitions, which takes hell lots of time.

So, here’s the question. Is there a way, a plugin, a script, which will make my life easier? Something, which would randomly generate a large table out of the given set of tiles?


How many do you have to repeat randomly? I would mess with the align tool. Just throw bunch of symbols on the page randomly and then work at the grid. You can align rows randomly very quick this way. You could also start with the symbol sprayer tool and then align those into rows.

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