By Nature's Design
Chronicle Books, Sep 1, 1993 - Photography - 119 pages
The beauty and symmetry of the natural world come alive in this inspired collaboration between acclaimed nature photographer William Neill and San Francisco's famous hands-on science museum, the Exploratorium. Exquisite, full-color photographs unveil the secret blueprints of nature often overlooked by the casual observer: the spiral forms that appear in seashells, spiderwebs, and the heart of a daisy; the hexagons found in honeycombs and cracking mud. Through its captivating photographic content and accessible scientific examination. By Nature's Design reaveals the order, economy, and elegance of nature's diverse forms in an engaging volume that will fascinate and inform art and nature lovers alike.
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Photographer Neill, in conjunction with writer Murphy, has produced a lively, intriguing look at natural patterns. The book is divided into six chapters, each introduced with a short, two-page essay ... Read full review