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Parallel horizontal lines close together. Used in horizontal fences, blinds, backdrop in paintings, (other examples). The vertical element with rigid silhouette (as opposed to straight) gives a nice juxtaposition.
Exterior footpath turns into the floor inside the house. Note that the place where walls clad with timber touch the floor is exposed. More in BLOG: http://www.designprojector.com/10-ways-create-luxury-home-oomph-part-2/ Leblon House by Progetto Architetura