Façade of the Covilhã Church in Lisbon, Portugal ~ Ceramic tiles depicting various saints, (azulejos), adorn many Portugese walls & buildings. The art of decorative tiling was introduced in Portugal by the Moors over 5 centuries ago
The Bauhaus at Dessau in Germany. Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as Bauhaus, was an art school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught. It operated from 1919 to
The Carboy (Mr. Wine) created by the artist Joana Vasconcelos was commissioned by the city of Torres Vedras to be installed in the new city market as a piece of public sculpture. This work, about five feet tall, was designed with iron fences inspired by the patterns of typical Portuguese houses.