Sydney Opera House : It's Tile-istic

Throw Pillows

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TonyCrehan

Hobart, Australia

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Sizing Information

Size Perfect for Insert available
Throw Pillow 16 x 16 inch Couch, Bed
Throw Pillow 18 x 18 inch Couch, Bed
Throw Pillow 20 x 20 inch Couch, Bed
Throw Pillow 24 x 24 inch Couch, Bed, Floor
Throw Pillow 26 x 26 inch Couch, Bed, Floor
Floor Pillow 36 x 36 inch Floor Cover only
Note: Some designs are not available in all sizes.

We recommend using inserts/fills that are bigger than the covers to ensure a plump finish

Features

  • Vibrant double-sided print throw pillows to update any room
  • Independent designs, custom printed when you order
  • Soft and durable 100% Spun Polyester cover with an optional Polyester fill/insert
  • Concealed zip opening for a clean look and easy care

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Featured in Shapes and Patterns http://www.redbubble.com/groups/shapes-and-patterns Group on 08/09/12

The chevron patterns of the ceramic tiles on one of the shells of the Sydney Opera House designed by architect, Jørn Utzon.

Höganäs in Sweden, after many trials, came up with tiles made according to a certain technique, where the raw tile is painted with a sauce or slick of the same material, is fired, and overlaid with a glossy, transparent glaze before it is fired the final time. This gave a surface, which had a beautiful lustre or sheen, a surface that would retain its visual qualities even when the tile became dirty.
By sub-dividing the tile surface into glossy tile lids, with matte tiles at the edges, Utzon achieved his aim, to have the structure expressing the architecture and vice-versa.
(Source=SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE UTZON DESIGN PRINCIPLES)

The Sydney Opera House was inscribed on the World Heritage list in 2007.

Taken with a Pentax K-r on 25 February 2012.

Lens Pentax-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6
ISO 200
42.5mm
0 EV
f/11
1/160
RAW
Hand held

Lighting adjustments in PSE 10.

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