A decorative map has definite aesthetic appeal. Decorative elements can include animals, sea serpents, mermaids, scrollwork, cherubs, costumes, etc. Many consider the 17th century to be the peak period of decorative mapmaking.
A general term describing a ceramic piece that has no purpose other than art or decoration. Typical examples include sculptures, and wall hangings. Some seemingly functional pieces are only decorative pieces are actually decorative only because of how they are produced. See also functional.
A decorative font is a particularly fanciful rendition of the Latin alphabet, such as Bitstream's Flintstones or Winter Holiday fonts. This corresponds to the CSS1 Working Draft's "Fantasy" generic font family name.
The decorative paint market in the UK buys more than 300 million litres of paint each year, valued at over £500 million. European users consumer almost 2.5 billion litres per year. Products are designed for either interior or exterior use, although "exterior use" products can be used in interior applications. Products specifically for interior use include emulsion paints for walls and ceilings and a variety of special paints for specific applications such as in kitchens or bathrooms. Products for exterior use include gloss and masonry paint, and a wide range of varnishes and stains for wood care. The market is made up of DIY and Trade users.
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