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The department of Ornament this follows the universal urge of people to decorate. Even older than symbols and signs are the patterns that early mankind used to decorate their pottery, skin, weapons, clothing and dwellings. The patterns inscribed on shards and metal objects are still able to tell us which group made the artefact, and in which period. A wide variety of decorative styles and motifs have been developed for architecture and the applied arts. Ornamentation is a powerful instrument for exciting and directing people’s desire and interest. An enchanting element – a form of visual magic – that comes into play whenever something is designed. Far from being a side issue, ornamentation is actually a powerful and indispensable ingredient.

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