An Aesthetic Curve in the Field of Industrial Design

  title={An Aesthetic Curve in the Field of Industrial Design},
  author={Toshinobu Harada and Fujiichi Yoshimoto and Masamitsu Moriyama},
We present a quantitative analysis method of the characteristics of a curve, for nding what an aesthetic curve is. A number of designer drawn curves were analyzed by this method. As a result, we found that the designer controlled the curvature change with a self-a ne property, when he produced a curve in design work. In other words, the designer sees a curve with a self-a ne property as an aesthetic curve. On the basis of this fact, we developed ve types of curves which have the self-a ne… CONTINUE READING