Aesthetics

Aesthetics And Curiosity: Bridges Between Science And Art

Michelle Kelly-Irving | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Michelle Kelly-Irving

Without creativity artists have the block, a creative drought. Scientists experience the block as well. Whatever the art form, creativity is its key ingredient. This is also true of science. Scientists go through these creativity deserts.

Booby Prize: Why Giving Cosmetic Surgery Away Is Just Wrong

Laura Casewell | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

In my mind it's simple; cosmetic surgery isn't to be taken lightly, and giving it away as a prize or reward is frankly just irresponsible. I can't even begin to express my horror after reading about an American ophthalmologist who was in the news this week for offering cosmetic procedures to anyone who can set him up with his 'dream woman'.

How Kim Sears Stole Andy Murray's Spotlight

Laura Casewell | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

Turning out to support her boyfriend of 7 years at every stage of the competition, striking Kim Sears was often more talked about on social media than her sportsman beau. The 25-year-old artist became front page news as her stylish outfits and effortless beauty captivated a nation of women.

My Trip Inside the Dada Engine: Where Computers and Art Collide

Justin Cash | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Tech
Justin Cash

What I find far neater about Dada Engine variants, however, is that they can produce some pretty epic prose, not just bureaucratic drivel. Again, I played around with a variant of the Engine for a while and came up with such gems of wisdom as: "Art is nothing more than noise" and "truth is the greatest lie".

Why Sustainability is Rocking the Design Work

Green Futures | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Style
Green Futures

Of course, not all consumers are willing to put environmental credentials on such a high pedestal. Today, many designers are working hard to make sustainable rhyme with 'belle', not 'dull'.

Is Modern Art Really Rotten to the Core?

Ben Mirza | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home
Ben Mirza

In 2010, the philosopher Roger Scruton, together with the BBC, made a documentary titled Why Beauty Matters, in which he gave an eloquent and impassioned plea for a return to the beautiful aesthetic, pointing towards the unifying and spiritually uplifting qualities of beauty.

How To Develop Your Own Style

Gala Darling | Posted 15.07.2011 | UK Style
Gala Darling

I believe that when it comes to being successful at anything, experimentation is the key. It's essential to try new things so that you know what works & what doesn't! If you're only now feeling the need to crawl out of your blue jeans coma, it can be very daunting. How the hell are you supposed to know what to buy? Do you just run into the closest shop, buy a bunch of things and hope for the best?