Mozaïek in Abraxas Too coffeeshop... love the clock tower building

Mozaïek in Abraxas Too coffeeshop... love the clock tower building

Page from a 17th century German book on calligraphy entitled The Proper Art of Writing: a compilation of all sorts of capital or initial letters of German, Latin and Italian fonts from different masters of the noble art of writing. Although some can be recognisable as letters, it seems that a penchant for elaborate decoration has made most of them wonderfully illegible.

Page from a 17th century German book on calligraphy entitled The Proper Art of Writing: a compilation of all sorts of capital or initial letters of German, Latin and Italian fonts from different masters of the noble art of writing. Although some can be recognisable as letters, it seems that a penchant for elaborate decoration has made most of them wonderfully illegible.

Detail 1 of Royal Crustacean - fractal art quilt  By © Rose Rushbrooke 2006  "This is where the two spirals meet. The French knots are embroidered in silk ribbon and embroidery floss."

Detail 1 of Royal Crustacean - fractal art quilt By © Rose Rushbrooke 2006 "This is where the two spirals meet. The French knots are embroidered in silk ribbon and embroidery floss."

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