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Diagramed flowers

It’s prettier than it sounds. From Bioephemera: there are illustrator Macoto Muriyama’s delicate diagrams of flower structure. Muriyama says,

Generally, a plant is considered to be a being that has an organic form. However, that is just one of the aspects because along with their organic form, a plant possesses a contradictory element of geometric/mechanical structure. By highlighting the later, the plant’s out-of-the-ordinary form is revealed, and in it, a different kind of attractiveness can be found. (source)

H. annuus by Macoto Murayama
H. annuus by Macoto Murayama

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.