Designs from nature: Laure Albin-Guillot and “Micrographie decorative”

August 29, 2014

Laure Albin-Guillot (1879-1962) was married to a physician/scientist and she tapped into her husband’s lifelong interest in micrography to create a stunning series of photomicrographs of crystals printed on colored and metallic papers. Her Micrographie decorative (Paris: Draeger Freres, 1931) is a shining example of natural pattern that can be seen elementally.

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