Berlin lexicon by Peter Brutschin



BERLIN LEXICON : A LADDER is a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps. There are two types: rigid ladders that can be leaned against a vertical surface such as a wall, and rope ladders that are hung from the top.




BERLIN LEXICON : PARTICLE BOARD, also known as particleboard and chipboard, is an engineered wood product manufactured from wood chips, sawmill shavings, or even sawdust, and a synthetic resin or other suitable binder, which is pressed and extruded. Particleboard is a composite material.




BERLIN LEXICON : A GARDEN GNOME, or lawn gnome, is a figurine of a small humanoid creature, usually wearing a pointy hat, displayed for the purpose of ornamentation on front lawns or in gardens.




BERLIN LEXICON : PAPER is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibers, typically cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.


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BERLIN LEXICON : THE HUMAN BRAIN is the main organ of the human nervous system. It is located in the head, protected by the skull. It has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but with a more developed cerebral cortex.




BERLIN LEXICON : PAPIER-MACHÉ,  French for “chewed paper”, is a composite material consisting of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste.

This is the first part of Peter’s “Berlin Lexicon”.

See more of his work on his website.



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