What have the Romans ever done for us… font & proportion

What’s interesting when you’re a prolific blog writer such as I are the interconnected blog-posts that intertwine and combine: As you may know I recently returned from a trip to Rome and jokingly (in the style of Monty Python’ Life Read More …

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A summary of Rome blog posts & comment…

In case you’ve missed them, below is a summary of the blog posts from the recent few days in Rome: The Corinthian Order The Doric and Ionic Orders The Feminine Ionic Order You often hear complaints something along the lines Read More …

The feminine Ionic Order

Following on from the last post on the Doric and Ionic order I explained that the Ionic Order was created to establish a feminine alternative to the masculine Doric Order. Again in Vitruvius’ “Ten Books on Architecture”: “They translated these Read More …