Curves and Angles, A Mystical Approach to the Ordinary World
Humans have a pronounced preference for curves; they much prefer curves over angles in almost all aspects of life. Based on past studies, it seems like this preference is real; in other words, humans specifically like curves versus simply disliking angles. They like curves. In fact, curved shapes are uniformly described as more beautiful, more pleasing, more graceful, and more artistic than any angular shape, regardless of the subject. Moreover, many people associate this curvature, this curving shape, as much more magical than those angular objects. Curves are viewed as magical whereas angles seem, at their best, to be viewed as practical. At their worst, angular objects and/or surfaces evoke a negative response in the viewer.