Aesthetic Roots: Industrialism

For my project, I’m creating furniture from industrial-type pipe. I chose to go with this aesthetic of industrialism because a lot of courses that I’ve taken and some jobs that I have worked have put me in contact with many things from an industrial world. The vast majority of engineering exists in an industrial world…
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Wooden Sculpture Origins

The origins of wooden sculptures started from woodcarving, one of the oldest forms of art. This art form is so old it is almost impossible to trace its origin, and has been seen throughout different regions of the world. Though it is so hard to trace there are many cultures that have used wood carvings…
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My Aesthetic Roots

I’m so thrilled that I can share about my own personal aesthetic exploration, artwork, and style as it has developed over the course of my life. I have always loved art and just creating. Something that I have always been drawn to is intricate details, like in paisley designs and mandalas. The way that those particular…
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Aesthetic Roots – Simplicity

  My aesthetic roots are definitely grounded around the main aesthetic and overall idea of “Simplicity.” Exactly as stated by Leonardo Da Vinci, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” I truly believe in this statement along with the beauty found in simplicity. Not only is simplicity an aesthetic, but it is a way of life that…
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My Aesthetic Roots

One of the aesthetics I like most is minimalism. I am not one to enjoy over-ornamentation. I think that this has its place in some contexts, such as historical architecture, but I would not purchase anything for my home of this nature. I prefer items with simple, sleek designs. This is especially true when it…
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Aesthetics In Tiled Zones

My project which I’m nicknaming “Tiled Zones” draws from a lot of my earlier influences in coding and generative art. In our first blog post: Aesthetic Exploration, I chose Algorithmic as my topic because I had had so much time to tinker around with it. Coding itself is hardly glamorous and in my opinion differs…
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Aesthetic Roots 2020: Streamline + Modern/Matte, Red

Streamline Moderne, Modernism Streamlining aesthetic has a very shiny, curvy, and aerodynamic look to it (As seen in figure 1), naturally intrinsic to electrical guitars I feel. The aesthetic emerged in the 1930s and was used in industrial design, namely: railroad locomotives, telephones, toasters, buses, appliances, and other devices conforming to the sleek and modern…
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