Eric Fichtl


Abstract patterns and decontextualised elements

<p>Snow-coated branches intermingle ad infinitum.</p>
<p>A close-up of palm fronds.</p>
<p>Shot from beneath, raindrops ping the surface of the sea just off the sacred island of Jaco.</p>
<p>There was something pleasing about this pub ceiling in London.<br /></p>
<p>You can almost feel the bumps in that wired glass.</p>
<p>The surface of a Berlin lake alive with movement.</p>
<p>Some buildings in the Kremlin compound feature bricks bearing the stamp of their manufacturer, Central something something something...</p>
<p>An ochre wall catches the morning sun.</p>
<p>Weathered shutters and walls at Forte São Sebastião, São Tomé.</p>
<p>A formica (or similar synthetic) table run through with forms from nature. </p>
<p>Buildings refracted through droplets of condensation in a window create a kaleidoscope.</p>
<p>Clay roof tiles on a farm house that likely date from the Ottoman period. They've seen many scorching summers and freezing winters.<br /></p>
<p>Offering shade and casting a marvelous transfused light, these palms bring additional calm to Bali's special vibe. Botany fans, is this <em>Cyrtostachys renda</em>?</p>
<p>The fronds of a palm prepare to open.</p>
<p>A limestone wall bakes in the Adriatic sun of Corfu.</p>
<p>Tiles in Marrakech form a perfectly imperfect herringbone pattern.</p>
<p>Layers of facade gradually eroding from a building in Prague.<br /></p>
<p>An oft-painted wall in Rabat resembles a map of some forgotten territory.<br /></p>
<p>Weather-worn bricks decay on a building in Cottbus. <br /></p>