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an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

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In the following representative cases, the functionality and decorativeness of LED light-based wearable technology are demonstrated in entertainment, communication, and safety functions.
The fascination of the show was seeing them together and wondering about the implications: skilfulness, imagination, sensuousness or exquisite decorativeness and, yet, are these not bleak visions?
Pre-Raphaelites took inspiration from late medieval painting and produced art that enriched realism with decorativeness and sophisticated colorism, while remaining within the Victorian moral themes.
Faulkner reviews the insights of earlier critics, who have discerned Pre-Raphaelite qualities in the intensity, decorativeness, and concern for pattern in Morris' work, to which Faulkner adds the influence of Ruskin and medieval revivalism.
She maintains the balance of vocabulary in her works and remains aware of the dangers of decorativeness and ornamentation.
Architectural and decorative characteristics of trees, shrubs and climbing plants (exterior of plants, their size, structure of the trunk and branches, expressiveness of the crown form, decorativeness of leaves, thorns, blossoms, fruits and so on), longevity and rapidity of their growth are analysed in detail.
They were published for the first time in the prestigious art-historical journal Kokka at the beginning of the twentieth century: the Plum screens in 1904(Hamada, "Ogata Korin hitsu baika-zu byobu nitsuite") and the Iris screens in 1907(Hamada, "Ogata Korin hitsu kakitsubata-zu"); and both were described as exemplars of Japanese decorativeness in art.
Their manic activity for activity's sake equates, as something equally futile, with the immobile decorativeness of the living mannequins in the studio.
Through engagements as diverse as these, the artists were breaking a myth of "decorativeness", of the "crafts-oriented" schema post the Madras Art Movement, though subtle innuendos remained.
Decorativeness. Roughly speaking, this parameter describes the amount of work applied for making a map or its component specifically beautiful.
The main features for which they are noted are their colours, their decorativeness and their unique design.
The most representative artist of the period, Tiepolo bridged the drama and grandeur of the Baroque and the frivolity and decorativeness of Rococo.
Such layouts were associated with excessive "decorativeness" (ukrashatel'stvo) and considered more appropriate for administrative buildings.
Flugel argued in 1930, it 'possesses the quality of an externalised skin with its hygienic and erotic functions, as well as that of an ambulant house with its protectiveness, decorativeness and modesty.' (69) As is evidenced by the two photographic portraits included in this paper, clothing was extremely important to Grimshaw.