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On Beauty, Quality, Poetry, and Integrity: Anaïs Nin Meets Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr. (1947)
On Beauty, Quality, Poetry, and Integrity: Anaïs Nin Meets Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr. (1947)

“His struggle is against uniformity and wholesale design. If he sounds like a moralist, it is because beauty, quality, and ethics are inseparable.”

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Vowels: A Cinematic Homage to the Beauty of Language and Life
Vowels: A Cinematic Homage to the Beauty of Language and Life

A, E, I, O, U.

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Philip K. Dick on Beauty, Suffering, and the Nature of the Universe
Philip K. Dick on Beauty, Suffering, and the Nature of the Universe

What a woman with a fish necklace has to do with Blade Runner and the “terrible law of the universe.”

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Richard Feynman on Beauty, Honors, and Curiosity
Richard Feynman on Beauty, Honors, and Curiosity

The art of uncertainty, why awards are the wrong pursuit, and how to find wonder in truth.

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BBC’s The Beauty of Maps
BBC’s The Beauty of Maps

What cartographic creativity has to do with the limitations of copyright law.

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On “Pure Design” and What Beauty Really Means
On “Pure Design” and What Beauty Really Means

“Pure Design appeals to the eye just as absolute Music appeals to the ear.”

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The Hidden Beauty of Pollination
The Hidden Beauty of Pollination

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Studio on Fire: Iron Beasts Make Great Beauty
Studio on Fire: Iron Beasts Make Great Beauty

Labors of Victorian love, or how to make typography with spare bicycle parts.

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Cyclepedia: An Homage to the Beauty of the Bicycle
Cyclepedia: An Homage to the Beauty of the Bicycle

A brief visual history of innovation in bicycle design.

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Denis Dutton’s Provocative Darwinian Theory of Beauty
Denis Dutton’s Provocative Darwinian Theory of Beauty

Why the cultural conditioning of your eye has nothing on the evolutionary biology of it.

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