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Yesterday’s post sparked my curiosity so today, I’m highlighting some of my favorite pieces from photographer Mark Roskams‘ portfolio…I was immediately drawn to this collection of black and white architectural photographs…playing with light and dark, he transforms these man made right angles and curvaceous forms into expressive compositions…so beautiful…

photos from Mark Roskams

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If you find yourself searching for a unique gift idea, you may want to consider this gorgeous book published by Rizzoli titled Masseria: The Italian Farmhouses of Pugliawith breathtaking photos by Mark Roskams and original essay’s by architect and scholar Diane Lewis, this book thoughtfully explores the beauty of Italy’s sun drenched southeast coast brimming with ancient architecture and sublime landscapes…may you enjoy this inspiring sneak peek!

“Masseria: The Italian Farmhouses of Puglia is a pictorial feast with 200 color photographs of restored farm buildings whose spaces are both austere and luxurious. The simple yet open rooms of the masserie (plural for masseria) have kept their original charm with stone fireplaces, arched hallways, and magnificent marble floors. The rustic colors of Italy’s sun-drenched coast are beautifully set against dazzling white backdrops of medieval stucco and stone in a volume which will inspire lovers of architectural history and culture with the details of the rustic and modern charm of this distinctive architectural style.” ~The Italian Tribune

photographs by Mark Roskams via Italica

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