Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Creative Economy

I confess that I am a maximalist at heart. Cakes should be layered. Speech should be flowery. Colors should be mixed with abandon. 

Still, there is something so appealing about chipping an idea down to its essence.

Constantin Brancusi's 'Bird in Space'

There is satisfaction in knowing that there are no extraneous elements in a design.

The Frankfurt Kitchen

And there is a power in the economy of expressing something extremely complex with a simple gesture.

Michelangelo's 'The Creation of Adam'

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