A close up of the top of a sea shell shows the intricate layering of the way the off white shell was formed. The layers of the shell almost appear star like and each layer rotates slightly more that the previous layer, each layer becoming smaller than the layer before it.

A close up of the top of a sea shell shows the intricate layering of the way the off white shell was formed. The layers of the shell almost appear star like and each layer rotates slightly more that the previous layer, each layer becoming smaller than the layer before it.

"Art Forms in Nature" (1928) by Karl Blossfeldt (1865 - 1932), a German professor of design in Berlin.

"Art Forms in Nature" (1928) by Karl Blossfeldt (1865 - 1932), a German professor of design in Berlin.

Karl Blossfeldt - Adonis, 1929 by The History of Photography Archive, via Flickr

Karl Blossfeldt - Adonis, 1929 by The History of Photography Archive, via Flickr

crashinglybeautiful:  Karl Blossfeldt: Plant Study, Astrantia major, 1920. Thank you, birikforever.

crashinglybeautiful: Karl Blossfeldt: Plant Study, Astrantia major, 1920. Thank you, birikforever.

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