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Lisbon’s National Tile Museum

March 13th, 2021 Today we’re back in Lisbon after our week-long virtual tour around Portugal. We’re exploring ceramic tile, a form of art found throughout the country. What follows below is a slightly abbreviated version of my original post from 2017. If you haven’t read it, enjoy! If you read it again, thank you! If you’re not interested, hope to

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Morocco: Notes on Design

December 30th, 2020 Today we’re pressing pause on our virtual travel through Morocco to learn about a foundational aspect of the country’s art, design and architecture: Islamic Geometric Design. Islamic Geometric Design is found around the world and once you understand some of the basics, you’ll be better able to understand its value and complexity, while also being able to

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