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Geometric

adj – ge·o·met·ric

Using simple geometric forms such as circles, rectangles, triangles and squares in design and decoration.

Derived from geometry, the a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, position and space.  Geometry is used throughout architecture and also comes into play when designing the layout for a room.

Furniture, fabric and wall coverings can all use geometric principles to create forms and patterns that are visually interesting and complex, yet are made entirely of simple shapes.

For some good examples of how geometric shapes can be used to create a variety of images and patterns visit: http://www.noupe.com/inspiration/gorgeous-geometric-designs.html

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