Barcelona

This was my first time in Barcelona and I was bowled over by the beauty of the city. It is absolutely rich with pattern and embellishment everywhere, even the sidewalks.
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Of course it is the city where Gaudi has many of his works, which are awe-inspiring.

Of course it is the city where Gaudi has many of his works, which are awe-inspiring.


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This includes designs for the sidewalk and lamp posts even.

This includes designs for the sidewalk and lamp posts even.


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There are facades by other designers, who I didn't get the name of, that are equally as ornate and craft-intensive.

There are facades by other designers, who I didn’t get the name of, that are equally as ornate and craft-intensive.


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The tradition of ornate pattern lives on in contemporary designs…

The tradition of ornate pattern lives on in contemporary designs…

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And it even works its way into resourceful new fixes of old fixtures.

And it even works its way into resourceful new fixes of old fixtures.

Even a local famous cemetery has an ornate sense of pattern. Apparently the remains are kept in drawers.

Even a local famous cemetery has an ornate sense of pattern. Apparently the remains are kept in drawers.

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