Christopher Alexander’s elements of style

1. Levels of scale.

2. Strong centers.

3. Boundaries.

4. Alternating repetition.

5. Positive space.

6. Good shape.

7. Local symmetries.

8. Deep interlock and ambiguity. .

9. Contrast.

10. Gradients.

11. Roughness.

12. Echoes.

13. The Void.

14. Simplicity and Inner Calm.

15. Not-separateness.

In presence I will sing to you a solitary soliloquy. Words will bounce off my tongue like the silence between the pauses in our composure.

#poetry
Just you try to peel off my layers like an onion. It will sting your eyes.

#pattern #texture #poetry

Just you try to peel off my layers like an onion. It will sting your eyes.

#pattern #texture #poetry

If I had the choice to be reborn into someone else, anyone else, anything else, I’d wish only to be reborn as an artist.

Allow yourself to feel small. The amount of talent you will experience at a lower level is simultaneously overwhelming and empowering.

#pattern

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(Source: blue-soul, via patterndreams)