Friday, August 22, 2008

Aesthetic Movement

This cup and saucer is a perfect (although cracked) example of 1870s / 80s Aesthetic Movement design - it shows how the design style used oriental motifs, contrasts of graphic shapes, organic forms and unsymmetrical layouts. Bizarrely, the seller on Ebay described it as being of the Art Deco period - I guess the square handle threw him.

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Sometimes, life doesn't turn out the way you expected. And sometimes, it is exactly as it was 'meant' to be. But whilst i'm not a believer in fate or fatalism, I do believe that life is a both a learning experience and an obstacle course to be climbed and clambered over in the most creative way possible! In doing so, you'll get to where you should be even if it's not where you'd imagined.