Power of Design

“…the conversion from ‘pest’ to gem occurs through the power of design.” — Jennifer Angus   “Every being devotes and dedicates itself to some innate purpose. Single cells, microbes, plants, insects, animals—every being makes its own unique contribution.” — Julie J. Morley “I get inspiration from a lot of things around me – nature, hills, … More Power of Design

Comfort in Patterns

“Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition  of the pattern.”  — Alfred North Whitehead “There is in all things a pattern that is part of our universe. It has symmetry, elegance, and grace – these qualities you find always in that the true artist captures. You can … More Comfort in Patterns

Universal Design

“I think the universe is pure geometry – basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.” — Antony Garrett Lisi “Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.” — Dalai Lama *   *   * Skylight patterns — Photo by Mary O’Connor ©

Contrast

“It is in the contrast of light and dark that design happens.”  —  Helen VanWyk “We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast.” — Sigmund Freud   *   *   * Water lily pond  — Photos by Mary O’Connor  © 2017