Design Elements in Ivy

October 1, 2011

“Beauty is the transformation of the world into pattern.”
— Soetsu Yanagi, The Unknown Craftsman:  A Japanese Insight into Beauty

Strands of ivy along a wall

Parallel vines

Graceful line of the ivy vine

There is a lot of beauty in the pattern of repeating leaves and graceful lines of ivy growing on a wall.  I also like the darker green of the leaves, which looks like it has been applied with a paintbrush!

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