Found Patterns: Ornate Ceilings

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “La Fayette Up” by petter palander,  “Hampton Court ceiling gilding” by Matt Brown,  “Osterley House – The Grotto Ceiling” by Maxwell Hamilton,  “Ceiling” by Jo Jakeman,  “Ceiling – St Mary-at-Hill” by Steve Cadman,  “Chapel Ceiling” by Steve Cadman (cropped from…

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Found Patterns: Agriculture

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “DSC_7970” by Cha già José (cropped from original),  “Heather cranberry farms” by Sam Beebe (cropped from original),  “The Golden Sea” by Ian Sane,  “farm equipment” by Jennifer Boyer,  “PhoTones Works #437” by Takuma Kimura,  “Onions in greenhouse” by Dwight Sipler (cropped from original),  “RFT_1223” by Ronald…

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Found Color Palette: Muted

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “sage, leaves turning color, red rock” by Steven Damron,  “Doux” by Alex Brown (cropped from original),  “closet” by Roco Julie,  “vehicle by a trailer” by Susan Sermoneta,  “Murmansk” by Dino Quinzani (cropped from original),  “JGTexture_Waves” by Jane Garratt (cropped from original),  “GBD_6507” by Gabriele…

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Found Patterns: Postage

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Images via: (Top row)  “Phoenicopterus ruber” by Nacho,  “POSTCARD STAMPS” by EVERYMAN FILMS LTD (EVERYMAN FILMS LTD),  “POSTCARD STAMPS” by EVERYMAN FILMS LTD (EVERYMAN FILMS LTD); (2nd row)  “Republique” by Homini:),  “SFRJ 1h” by Brian Eager (cropped from original),  “Modern Postage Stamp Album…

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Found Patterns: Shadows

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Layered, mixed shadows” by Peggy Reimchen,  “44:365 Paper shadow” by Jin Choi,  “Shadows, Bran Castle, Romania” by Dimitry B. (cropped from original),  “office chair shadow” by Dean Hochman (cropped from original),  “chess shadows” by Cyndy Sims Parr (cropped from…

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Found Patterns: Laser Cut

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “IMG_8098” by Solarbotics,  “laser cutter at work” by Steven Kay (cropped from original),  “Laser Cut Feather” by Solarbotics (cropped from original),  “Trying out some maps” by Solarbotics (cropped from original),  “Lasercutting is fun” by Sascha Pohflepp,  “Laser eye” by With Associates (cropped from…

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Found Color Palette: Emerald Hues

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Beer bottle” by Blondin Rikard (cropped from original),  “green glass float” by normanack (cropped from original),  “Don’t forget to recycle!” by James Wang (cropped from original),  “Wall of Green California mountain cypress trees, Half Moon…

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Found Patterns: Nuts, Beans, Grains & Seeds

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Images via: (Clockwise from top left)  “bean market masaka1_lo” by Neil Palmer (CIAT) (cropped from original),  “Untitled” by Funky Tee (cropped from original),  “Nuts” by Mariya Chorna (cropped from original),  “Road-side Pulse” by Meena Kadri (cropped from original),  “546 seeds from 1 sunflower!” by David…

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Found Patterns: Bicycles

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Images via: (Clockwise from top left)  “Restored 1960 Middle weight Schwinn” by Arturo Sotillo (cropped from original),  “Overhauled coaster brake hub” by Daniel Oines,  “cycles abound” by c0t0s0d0 (cropped from original),  “NEW wheel storage” by SLO County Bicycle Coalition (cropped from original),  “IMG_6347” by Tom…

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Found Patterns: Spiderwebs

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Images via: (Clockwise from top left)  “Canon EOS 500d Lens Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM” by Stasia Scani,  “Web Pearls” by AJ Alfieri-Crispin (cropped from original),  “Frosted spiderweb #5” by Garrett Coakley,  “Spiderweb” by 55Laney69 (cropped from original),  “Spiderweb” by Ryan Hodnett (cropped from…

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