Microscopic plant cells. It all comes down to patterns.

Memory can be aided through beauty because it stimulates and encourages memory. 'Beauty in nature: microscopic plant cells' emphasises Patterns, texture, colour and can even evoke pattern inspiration.

art nouveau flowers

From Art Nouveau artist Riom's Etude de Fleurs - Nasturtiums & Lily of the Valley. You can see the curves of the lily of the valley used in my final forget-me-not gift design.

Karl Blossfeldt, photographer. 1932.

Karl Blossfeldt Cajophora lateritia Loasaceae 1932 110 129 EXHIBITION: Karl Blossfeldt at The Whitechapel Gallery

Karl Blossfeldt - Wundergarten der Natur. 1932.

Karl Blossfeldt - Wundergarten der Natur, 1932 - Foca-se só numa parte da fotografia, emancipa-a.

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Birthwort Shoots of Tendrils n. Gelatin Silver Print Long-term loan from Berlin University of the Arts – Karl Blossfeldt Collection at Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

Self Portrait-Chuck Close (interestingly, this artist has "face blindness", a disorder in which he cannot recognize faces. He paints portraits in order to help him remember even his own face)

Chuck Close Self-Portrait, 2008 oil on canvas x cm x cm) © Chuck Close, courtesy The Pace Gallery



Chuck Close, Cecily (2012), via Artsy.net

Available for sale from White Cube, Chuck Close, Cecily Archival watercolour pigment print on Hahnemühle rag paper, × cm

Typology of snowflakes. Wilson Bentley photographed over 5,000 snowflakes through a microscope in the late 1800s - early 1900s. Thanks to Ge...

Snow & Stardust: Remembering "Snowflake" Bentley “We are stardust in spirit and in fact; and when we delight in this, we delight in this in ourselves.

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Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley Pictures

In Wilson Bentley, a farmer in Vermont, became the first known person to photograph a snowflake.

Daniel Benneworth Gray – Design - Blog - Close/Kitson


The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of George Hershman, Baltimore, BMA © Chuck Close