Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Trend: Marbleizing

marbleizing dates to the 12th century, when it was practiced in Japan. it's called "suminagashi," which means "ink floating" in Japanese, the technique involved using absorbent papers to pick up ink from a water bath.

those ripples of color are actually created by liquid. it creates a a sophisticated and beautiful finish to anything - whether it be a pillow, a vase or apparel.

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