11.18.2009

Mirror


LE MIROIR
Mirror, mirror on the wall... well, not always on the wall; mirror is a material that visually changes the dimensions of a piece or a space, through reflection; a room looks larger when the eye sees the reflection of another part of the room in a mirror, and something similar goes for any surface covered in mirror; the object and its reflection seem to merge, and the reflection can be distorted or endlessly repeated or broken up depending on the way mirror is applied, which is why artists and designers love to play with it. We not only use mirror for its reflective quality, but as we accessorize and decorate, its creative possibilities are equal to our resourcefulness and imagination.

 mosaics 
the great Nikki de Saint Phalle's Tarot Garden in Tuscany


Baltimore Museum of Art


objects and walls






 mirrors in bathrooms



the mutiplication of reflections





mirrored furniture




classic American






classic French

JADHny

sitting on the floor



sunbursts





sweet ovals


 gilded splendor of the Hotel de Crillon, Paris

a "rearview mirror" pond on a serene day

images  cool zoom, yves janse, coco.kelley, brent.darcy, designer's call, xjavierx/sheila bridges, maison21, aphrochic, meredith jones via flickr and William A Boyd


au revoir.



oops,  I omitted to include Chicago's mirror-like Cloud Gate  by Anish Kapoor,
(thank you for the comment  http://legiterally.blogspot.com )



2 comments:

  1. you forgot the Chicago mirror ball!
    http://occultview.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/the-chicago-bean.jpg

    love,
    legiterally.blogspot.com

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