A Conversation for Phi

Golden Rectangles

Post 1

Apollyon - Grammar Fascist

The Greeks were right. I forget when, but at some point people were brought into a lab and asked to say which of a series of rectangles they liked most. They almost always picked the ones in Phi.

Golden Rectangles

Post 2

Gnomon - time to move on

Personally, I find the golden rectangle much too short. I prefer mine a bit longer.

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