Monthly Archives: January 2011

Japanese Furniture

Here are some example of Ancient Japanese Furniture: #1:The Long Japanese Table #2: the decorative Japanese Cabinet Thanks for reading, designergirlee Advertisements

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Ancient Chinese Furniture

Here are some examples of Ancient Chinese Furniture: #1: the Folding Chair #2: the Yoke Back Chair #3: Chinese Throne Chair #4: Chinese Sofa

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Japanese Architecture

Remembering back to how the Romans took the positive aspects of Greek architecture and used them in their society – the Japanese went with a similar peek into Chinese architecture. Their public buildings consisted of temples, shrines, pagodas, and shops. … Continue reading

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Chinese Architecture

Chinese Architecture was focused around the beauty of the work. Governed by traditional, spiritual, and hierarchal framework – China’s buildings served higher purpose than just a construction of timber. Detail was a major concern among the Chinese. Characteristic buildings of … Continue reading

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Ancient Roman Architecture

The Ancient Roman Empire decided to create their own style of architecture by tweeking with the Greek style. They also gained knowledge from neighboring areas to find a way of creating hydrolics and the construction of arches. The main contribution … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian Symbols/Motifs

Ancient Egyptian Symbols and Motifs to Remember (because they show up a whole bunch throughout Egypt’s architecture and culture). The list is quite vast of just how many the Egyptians worshiped and swore by, yet here are six important and … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian Decorative Arts

Think of one memorable thing about Ancient Egypt. No, not the pyramids, or the Sphynx, or mummies….HIEROGLYPHS! Hieroglyphics are the best example I can think of for Egypt’s decorative arts. Not only did they cover almost every square inch of … Continue reading

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