Owen Jones, 'Designs for mosaics and tessellated pavements' I love how stunning this is

Owen Jones, 'Designs for mosaics and tessellated pavements' I love how stunning this is

Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament. Originally published in 1856, this book is one of the holy grails of art reference books.

Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament. Originally published in 1856, this book is one of the holy grails of art reference books.

[page image]  Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / The grammar of ornament  (1910)

[page image] Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / The grammar of ornament (1910)

illustration : répertoire de motifs égyptiens, "grammaire de l'ornement", Owen Jones, planche n°2, 1856

A Short History of Decorative Hand Fans

illustration : répertoire de motifs égyptiens, "grammaire de l'ornement", Owen Jones, planche n°2, 1856

Egyptian Ornament, original illustration from `The Grammar of Ornament`, 1856 (pencil and w/c)

Egyptian Ornament, original illustration from `The Grammar of Ornament`, 1856 (pencil and w/c)

Moresque ornament from the Alhambra, No. 5, from The Grammar of Ornament.

Moresque ornament from the Alhambra, No. 5, from The Grammar of Ornament.

Owen Jones on the Middle Class Domination of the Houses of Parliament

Owen Jones on the Middle Class Domination of the Houses of Parliament

From a gourd-shaped painted china vase. From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.

From a gourd-shaped painted china vase. From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.

Ancient Egypt Ornaments (Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament Originally published in 1856). Examples of Egyptian patterns with the shared colour palette of blues, greens, golds and reds

Ancient Egypt Ornaments (Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament Originally published in 1856). Examples of Egyptian patterns with the shared colour palette of blues, greens, golds and reds

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.  Various objects in blue-and-white china. The center composition and the borders at the top of the plate are very Persian in character and arrangement.

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867. Various objects in blue-and-white china. The center composition and the borders at the top of the plate are very Persian in character and arrangement.

Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections. (1867)

Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections. (1867)

Greek No. 3 from Owen Jones: The Grammar of Ornament. Owen Jones (1809-1874) was an English born Welsh architect and designer. Jones created a comprehensive global design reference book, The Grammar of Ornament published in 1856

Greek No. 3 from Owen Jones: The Grammar of Ornament. Owen Jones (1809-1874) was an English born Welsh architect and designer. Jones created a comprehensive global design reference book, The Grammar of Ornament published in 1856

Owen Jones, Grammar of Ornament, Indian no. 4, Plate LII, 1865. National Art Library, Ref No. ND.91-0040 (Vol II)

Owen Jones, Grammar of Ornament, Indian no. 4, Plate LII, 1865. National Art Library, Ref No. ND.91-0040 (Vol II)

Designs for tiles in Islamic style | Jones, Owen | V Search the Collections

Designs for tiles in Islamic style

I am starting to like Frankie Boyle more and more every time. | 'Grenfell Tower residents were treated as less than human' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyFZX39joSM

I am starting to like Frankie Boyle more and more every time. | 'Grenfell Tower residents were treated as less than human' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyFZX39joSM

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