SAMI'S COLOURFULWORLD

Monday, 4 April 2016

Monday Mural - East and West, is the best!

On my recent visit to Fremantle I came across this fabulous 78mt (256feet) mural painted on the exterior of a furniture and homewares shop East West Design at 174-176 Marine Terrace in South Fremantle.



This extensive mural was commissioned by the owners of the shop, and was painted by the talented artist Graeme Miles Richards, a New Zealander who resides in Perth and it took him over 7 months to paint.

The various shopfront designs reflect the eclectic mix of wares they sell - from Asia, Africa, Europe.
I took over 30 photos of this beauty, so much to see... I'm finding it difficult to decide which to post, so here are a few of them.

If you would like to see more murals from around the world please check this link.

Details of the Asian shopfront mural
More Asian details, from China this time

The French shopfront
Don't you just love this Vespa? It just looks so real!
Check the painting and words on the Fire sprinkler box (bottom right)
The African shopfront
And I end with this little beauty, just check the elephant's trunk - it's a pipe sticking out the wall!
Hope you enjoyed them.
Elephant's trunk

Related postshttp://sami-colourfulworld.blogspot.com.au/2016/03/a-fun-day-in-fremantle.html

24 comments:

  1. Interesting series with many wonderful murals and nice details !

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  2. Bonitos murais! Realmente, aquela vespa parece real.

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    1. De longe parece mesmo verdadeira. Obrigada Sandra.

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  3. Amazing what a beautiful murals these are!

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  4. Never seen anything like this, amazing!

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  5. Plain awesome work! And such a clever idea, too!
    My Perth-list grows again :-)

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    1. Thanks Iris,I found lots of beautiful murals in Fremantle.

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  6. Oh wow! That is a work of art.

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  7. Murals and antiques--you can't beat this combination. The sheer size of the mural is astounding. The themes would definitely draw me into the store. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  8. Dearest Sami,
    Incredible art work and things look like they walk off the wall alive!
    It really does brighten up an area. Great photos and thanks for sharing with us.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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    1. Thank you Mariette, some things do look quite real.

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  9. That is an incredible work of art! It's so well done it's hard to understand what's real and what's painted. I actually thought the vespa was real until I read your caption! I understand why you took so many pictures.

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    1. I was really mesmerized by this amazing mural, it's so well done.

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  10. Gosh the detail is incredible, I'm impressed it only took 7months to paint, no wonder you took so many photos, you had enough for an April A to Z challenge - thank you for being there everyday with me, it is much appreciated Sami :)
    Love Wren x

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    1. Thanks Wren, it's a wonder it only took 7 months I know...
      Your A to Z is going great, loving it!

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