Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Reading room

Former library and reading room at the Gardens of Cascade, Royal Country Estate of Caxias.

22 comments:

willow said...

Fabulous design on the library. Wow!

Olivier said...

surprenante décoration, surtout sur les murs.

Surprisingly decoration, especially on the walls.

Hilda said...

Just imagine the patience and artistry that was required to paint these walls! Fantastic!

Bursa Daily Photo said...

That's beautiful. It must have been a lovely place to read, in the afternoon sun.

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

great colorful tile pattern

Tanya said...

That design is so cool :)

Boise Diva said...

Yep - it's a wowza. Libraries tend to look much more institutional these days, rather than artistic.

Marc said...

I notice an interesting contrast between the geometrical pattern above and the more classical decoration below. Of the two I prefer the lower bit with that beautiful "old pink".

nobu said...

Beautiful design..

JM said...

Julie, these are not tiles but painted walls :-)

Wayne said...

I thought that was tile too. I'm even more impressed knowing it's painted.

Babzy said...

Incredible façade, so colourful !!

Mo said...

Such beautiful buildings in your city

Ken Mac said...

love how you narrowed in on the vertical lines and all that color...

Per Stromsjo said...

The painted pattern gives a certain "3-D" feeling. Awesome!

Marie-Noyale said...

I would not mind reading in tat room and be able to look at the window and see those wonderful gardens...

gogouci said...

The geometry and colors give the walls and this picture depth and texture. Neat effect.

magiceye said...

very pretty

Babooshka said...

The detail is and pattern is so colourful and intricate. If only we could do this now with buildings.

Joan Elizabeth said...

Painted. Wow! Painting will not be a durable as tiles, it must be a pain to maintain all that detail.

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

The details in the design on walls is beautiful! Very very pretty!

humanobserver said...

Beautiful design :)