I've been wondering this a time now but I just saw a background like this on dribbble. I want to have multiple icons scattered across a background with random position and random rotation using Illustrator could someone possibly point me into the right direction?

link to the dribble example: https://dribbble.com/shots/1744511-Splash-Sign-up-and-Tutorial-screens/attachments/282439

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    That's very clearly NOT random at all. Its a pattern.
    – Ryan
    Jul 30 '15 at 14:24

To make a pattern main steps.

  1. Make your bunch of icons which you want to be repeated.
  2. Go object > pattern > make
  3. make modifications that you want (overlap, tile type etc.)
  4. under file name click done
  5. you can find it in swatches panel.

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