archiTEXTure

The sequel to our 50pictures activity

archiT29 - Ipanema

#archiTEXTure #patchwork #quilting #textileart #inspiration

This is inspirational photo #29 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

This photo features the sidewalk pavement at the famous beach of Ipanema in Rio de Janeiro. This traditional pavement style is known as “Portuguese pavement” and is created by setting black and white stones in an harmonic way to create the typical distinctive tiled patterns which can be found in many pedestrian zones in Portugal and Brazil.

archiT28: Scottish Parliament

archiT28: Scottish Parliament #inspiration #design #quilt #patchwork

This is inspirational photo #28 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

This picture shows a detail of the very complex and intriguing facade of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Contemplate all the lines, the rhythm they create and the texture and pattern which is achieved through these design elements...

archiTEXTure #19-1: Playing with Shapes I

archiTEXTure 19: #archiTEXTure #aninspirationaday

Name of the quilt: Playing with Shapes I

archiTEXTure photo: #19

Quilt: #19-1

archiT27 - The Cube

The Cube #architexture #patchwork #quilting #textileart #inspiration

This is inspirational photo #27 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

This photo features the Birmingham landmark building “The Cube”, a residential and commercial building with an impressive, but at the same time very airy and translucent architecture, and a façade construction made of cubes which form plus symbols.

archiT26 - Textured Wall

archiT26 - Textured Wall #inspiration #design #quilt #patchwork

This is inspirational photo #26 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

There is not much to say about this picture - a piece of textured wall cleverly lit to reveal the simple, yet intriguing surface structure...

archiT25 - Blue Door

Blue Door #architexture #patchwork #quilt #textileart #inspiration

This is inspirational photo #25 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

This week's inspirational photo features the modern geometric design of a front door, found in Freising near Munich, Germany. The clear crisp colours are a symbol for the famous Bavarian sky: white and blue...   

archiT24 - Neuer Zollhof

archiT24 - Neuer Zollhof #inspiration #design #quilt #patchwork

This is inspirational photo #24 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

This adventurous piece of architecture can be found in Düsseldorf, Germany. It is part of the Neuer Zollhof, an ensemble of buildings designed by the American architect Frank O. Gehry and completed in 1998.

archiT23 - Beauty

archiTEXTure Beauty #hundertwasser #patchwork #quilt #textileart #inspiration

This is inspirational photo #23 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

“Beauty can save the world.” Wouldn’t that be a wonderful idea? In black Art Nouveau lettering decorated with golden dots, the artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser wrote this sentence on the stone plinth in front of the entrance to the Kuchlbauer Brewery in Abendsberg. The plinth is framed by a vault with colourful mosaic tiles.  

archiT22 - Bonifacio

archiarchiT22 - Bonifacio #inspiration #design #quilt #patchwork

This is inspirational photo #22 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

Bonafacio on the southern point of the island of Corsica sits on a dramatic cliff ca. 70 meters above the Mediterranean Sea...

archiT21 - Colours of the Rainbow

#rainbow #inspiration #quilt #patchwork #textileart

This is inspirational photo #21 of our archiTEXTure Challenge:

This photo features a staircase, colourfully painted in all the colours of the rainbow in a residential area in San Salvador de Jujuy in the north of Argentina. Especially in poorer neighbourhoods, even a little bit of colour can make the inhabitants noticeably happier and more cheerful. 

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