I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V".   credit: http://richlandcreekrun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/vanderbilt-logo2.jpg

I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V". credit: http://richlandcreekrun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/vanderbilt-logo2.jpg

Acorns http://japan-russia.jimdo.com/%D0%B6%D1%83%D1%80%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BB-%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B0-%D0%B8-%D0%B7%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%8C%D0%B5-allure-style-allsaints-%D0%BC%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B2%D0%B0-%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%8F/

Acorns http://japan-russia.jimdo.com/%D0%B6%D1%83%D1%80%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BB-%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B0-%D0%B8-%D0%B7%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%8C%D0%B5-allure-style-allsaints-%D0%BC%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B2%D0%B0-%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%8F/

Long-case Musical Clock; Clock movement by Jean-François Dominicé (French, 1694 - after 1754), musical movement by Michel Stollenwerck (German, about 1700 - 1768, master 1746), clock case attributed to Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (French, 1639 - 1715), et al; Paris, France; about 1712; Veneered with brass and tortoise shell on oak carcass: bronze mounts, enameled metal; glass; 266.7 x 104.1 x 39.4 cm (105 x 41 x 15 1/2 in.); 72.DB.40

Long-case Musical Clock; Clock movement by Jean-François Dominicé (French, 1694 - after 1754), musical movement by Michel Stollenwerck (German, about 1700 - 1768, master 1746), clock case attributed to Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (French, 1639 - 1715), et al; Paris, France; about 1712; Veneered with brass and tortoise shell on oak carcass: bronze mounts, enameled metal; glass; 266.7 x 104.1 x 39.4 cm (105 x 41 x 15 1/2 in.); 72.DB.40

Downton Abbey Season 2 cast on the Great Oak Staircase in Highclere Castle, South East England, UK.

Downton Abbey Season 2 cast on the Great Oak Staircase in Highclere Castle, South East England, UK.

Something strong and enduring comes from a tiny seed... and all the directions are packaged therein.

Something strong and enduring comes from a tiny seed... and all the directions are packaged therein.

Gloria Vanderbilt Womens Amanda Stretch Jeans 14 Deep oak brown

Gloria Vanderbilt Womens Amanda Stretch Jeans 14 Deep oak brown

Gilded Age NYC Set, c.1895, of  Silver-Gilt Plates Bearing the Vanderbilt Coat of Arms, with the acorn and oak leaf motif.

Gilded Age NYC Set, c.1895, of Silver-Gilt Plates Bearing the Vanderbilt Coat of Arms, with the acorn and oak leaf motif.

Quercus alba (white oak) http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/species/qual.htm

Quercus alba (white oak) http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/species/qual.htm

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