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Midday Muse: Patterned Marble

Two of my good friends just returned from a European adventure, and since one of them is an architect, they snapped a ton of photos of architectural elements. I was particularly taken by this patterned floor, found in a building in Slovakia, which I initially thought was wood. It's marble though, and absolutely gorgeous at that.

Have you been inspired by architectural elements on any trips you've taken?

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vjgun vjgun 9 years
This is gorgeous. The craftsmanship is craveworthy for sure.
courtneyd courtneyd 9 years
I find myself doing this so often that last year I made it a point to create a series of photos with small, architectural details (I'm always attracted to doors, windows, etc.). http://www.maddhatterslab.com/portfolio/architectural_details/
KrisSugar KrisSugar 9 years
this isn't exactly an architectural element, but I always end up snapping pictures of people's laundry in Italy. The way they just drape things out of their windows makes sheets and towels look so beautiful. and i SWEAR they purposely try to match their laundry to the color of their house! And if it's not a match, it's a contrasting but coordinating color.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 9 years
I still marvel at the architecture from my trip to Spain. I haven't really been able to incorporate it into retro shabby chic home in the country though. :)
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 9 years
Oh yeah just recently I stayed at a really nice Disney Resort and the building were so colorful and they had Swans on top of them. It was gorgeous.
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