~ Beauty is a dynamic event that occurs between you and something else...Beauty is thus an altered state of consciousness, an extraordinary moment of poetry and grace.
"Director", the Imaginary Foundation
Richard Seymour: How beauty feels
Video on TED.com
A story, a work of art, a face, a designed object -- how do we tell that something is beautiful? And why does it matter so much to us? Designer Richard Seymour explores our response to beauty and the surprising power of objects that exhibit it.
"There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age."
- Sophia Loren via The Daily Love