Arabesque style


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Arabesque style

Imitation of the Moorish architectural style of Spain, characterized by masonry walls with multicolored Mooresque decoration in plaster, precious stones, or glazed tiles on most surfaces; horseshoe arches, interior courtyards surrounded by colonnades; pointed dome roofs, wide horizontal stripes, and stalactite ornaments.
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Therefore, it is not only that the arabesque style gives Poe the salient means through which to channel German metaphysics and Continental philosophy into the "peculiar" literary aesthetic that sets him apart from his American Renaissance contemporaries; "The Philosophy of Furniture" also provides the key to understanding how the material image of the arabesque instantiates this "peculiar" aesthetic through the medium of interior design.
Once the extension and full renovations are complete, the property will be adding 120 luxury rooms and suites decorated in a fusion of modern and arabesque styles with personalised butler service.
To give mall shoppers a taste of the Arabesque styles on offer, Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel, in partnership with Bahrain City Centre (BCC), staged their quarterly high-tea Taste of Fashion event at the T-Spoon boutique cafe, with the spotlight on Bahrain-based design house Anmar Couture.