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Review: The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness (PS)

User Review  - Erica - Goodreads

The first chapter of this book had some good research and interesting points, but it rapidly became repetitive. I read about 20% before giving up on it... I was reading the ebook, and perhaps if I'd ... Read full review

Review: The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness (PS)

User Review  - Srivas - Goodreads

A well-meaning book, deflates a lot of ill-thought-out contemporary wisdom about consumerist culture. The book's overall perspective is that aesthetic design and variety are among the goods ... Read full review

Review: The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness (PS)

User Review  - Magdalene Lim - Goodreads

I was really excited about this book but the enthusiasm did not last beyond the first half of the book. Postrel gives good definitions and meanings with regards to what style and design are but nothing more that I found particularly intriguing. Read full review

Review: The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness (PS)

User Review  - Fox - Goodreads

This is another book I've had forever, one actually recommended to me by Daniel Pink. The book, as the title says, deals with the importance of style and design in varying cultures. Why do we pay a ... Read full review

Review: The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness (PS)

User Review  - Rianna - Goodreads

easy to finish. kind of boring Read full review

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User Review  - jonesjohnson - LibraryThing

I read Survival of the Prettiest, and I still wanted more. This wasn't it. Since I ate at Dairy Queen first and Lopez Island Creamery second, I still call them both ice cream, of sorts. That's the ... Read full review


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