Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A Patterned Language in Cologne and Amsterdam

Hello ‘mod’sters! I'm back from BlogTour Cologne and am so incredibly inspired by all the amazing architecture and design I saw over in Cologne and Amsterdam! 

My time over there reminded me of something my professor in architecture once said to our class... "the #1 cause of accidents in the United States are architects." We all looked baffled... Why? He said, "because architects are always looking up." Its so true.... I am always looking up. I not only see; I look, process and dissect buildings and city-scapes down to their colors, materials, textures and patterns. While on BlogTour Cologne, I discovered that both cities, Cologne and Amsterdam are so rich in rhythmic pattern. 

Through my eyes, I invite you to see a 
patterned language
in COLOGNE

curves and verticality



pure geometry



proportion



lines


rippling edges



Through my eyes, I invite you to see a 
patterned language
in AMSTERDAM



its a bicyclist's world and I was only visiting...

repeat dimension


 playful grids 


sensuous curves


duplicate textures



~M

1 comment:

  1. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO AMAZING MICHELE!!! I am writing this in a high pitched squeel ;) You know how I get!!! I cant wait to see MORE!!! Beautiful!!!

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