Symmetry

Persian carpets may not be Persian at all, of course, but Anatolian, or, more broadly, Central Asian. Geometrically patterned Persian carpets, originally woven by nomadic tribes, are decorated with linear elements composed of vertical, horizontal […]

Roses

Form and function were once happily wed. Over time, balance and harmony were disrupted as form sought to prevail over function, or function over form. They separated. They divorced. Recently, at times cautiously, at times […]

Obsession

There is no good and bad, only balance and imbalance. Ironically, that balance is not purely symmetrical, but in the ratio of 1:1.618. It is in that discrepancy wherein lies beauty. The perfect may be […]