Questions tagged [artifact]

An artifact may be defined as an object that has been intentionally made or produced for a certain purpose.

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What are some arguments for the golden ratio making things more aesthetically pleasing?

What are some (not necessarily good) arguments that painters, architects, designers, musicians, etc. basing their work on the golden ratio φ makes their work more aesthetically pleasing? I think these ...
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Are humans artifacts?

In the beginning of the SEP article on artifacts, the following is said straight away: An artifact may be defined as an object that has been intentionally made or produced for a certain purpose. ...