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In pursuit of elegance : [why the best ideas have something missing]

Author: Matthew E May; Malcolm Hillgartner
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : [Library ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Matthew May explores why certain events, products, and people capture our imaginations and our loyalty. Defining elegance as the elusive combination of unusual simplicity and surprising power, he pinpoints the four key elements that characterize it--seduction, subtraction, symmetry, and sustainability--illustrating why what's "not there" often matters more than what is. He also sheds light on the need for elegance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew E May; Malcolm Hillgartner
ISBN: 9781433292309 1433292300
OCLC Number: 428982727
Notes: Unabridged.
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Compact discs.
"Foreword by Guy Kawasaki"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by Malcolm Hillgartner.
Description: 5 audio discs (approximately 6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Matthew E. May.

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"Matthew May explores why certain events, products, and people capture our imaginations and our loyalty. Defining elegance as the elusive combination of unusual simplicity and surprising power, he pinpoints the four key elements that characterize it--seduction, subtraction, symmetry, and sustainability--illustrating why what's "not there" often matters more than what is. He also sheds light on the need for elegance in design, engineering, physics, art, urban planning, sports, and work."--Container.

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