In Arabic architecture light (and shadow) play such an important role in making the impact of a space. Later in the day the sun will strike the fence on the left and will make a totally different patterned shadowplay. 486 Mina El Hosn by LAN Architecture.
Great Inglenook fireplace -- William De Morgan tiles at Pownall Hall 'Rose Trellis' tiles in thier natural habitat, a fireplace in an Arts and Crafts house - Pownall Hall, near Manchester. Home the the chaps who ran Boddingtons brewery.
ART UNDERFOOT Northeast Portland garden designer and artist Jeffrey Bale designs each mosaic according to the site—and the aesthetics of the homeowner. Here, mosaic art in Nancy Goldman’s garden is planted with drought-tolerant Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’.