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Karl Blossfeldt’s Urformen der Kunst (1928)

- May 15, 2019 in decoration, Karl Blossfeldt, Ornaments, plant anatomy, plant photography, plants

Photographs of plants captured in extraordinary detail, as if under the microscope, frozen into new forms almost beyond recognition.

Albert Racinet’s L’Ornement Polychrome (1869–73)

- July 5, 2018 in architecture, art, design, ornament, Ornaments

Highlights from a visual record in 100 plates of the decorative arts from antiquity to the eighteenth century.

Albert Racinet’s L’Ornement Polychrome (1869–73)

- July 5, 2018 in architecture, art, design, ornament, Ornaments

Highlights from a visual record in 100 plates of the decorative arts from antiquity to the eighteenth century.