Friday, April 15, 2011

East and West

I know they say they never shall meet..... however this window in St. Pancreas station posted by Carole King of Dear Designers  this week seemed to echo these ancient Chinese village homes quite strongly.






5 comments:

Jane and Lance Hattatt said...

Hello:
The similarity is quite extraordinary, even more so when one considers the two very different cultures and traditions from which the architects/designers/craftsmen must have come.

Blue Fruit said...

Agree with Jane and Lance. Funny how a pattern is repeated throughout history, and throughout the globe, and yet each is just slightly different to reflect the time and the place.

Beautiful details! Have a wonderful weekend!

Renée Finberg said...

well.....
the saying;' everything that is old is new again!'

i love this!!

Talli Roland said...

Wow - you're right! What a brilliant observation.

Paul Gervais de Bédée said...

I'm in love with that extraordinary woodwork, so transporting