Classic Charm: Parquetry. Originated from France, this classic and eye-catching type of hardwood flooring became popular in the 16th century as an alternative to marble flooring. Parquetry is mostly distinguished for its beautiful geometric patterns made out of wooden pieces placed together to create a decorative shape. melaniemorel.com
Duisburg, Germany born artist Willi Kissmer is known for his oil paintings of sensual and realistic female figures. The contrast of cloth and skin is perfectly presented with exquisite precision on the fabric of the human body.