Loving beautiful things

February 18, 2013  |  Design

Lance Hosey, for The New York Times, on design, beauty, and functionality.

We think of great design as art, not science, a mysterious gift from the gods, not something that results just from diligent and informed study. But if every designer understood more about the mathematics of attraction, the mechanics of affection, all design — from houses to cellphones to offices and cars — could both look good and be good for you.

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