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

User Review  - Elizabeth Olson - Goodreads

This book puts forth that aesthetics are every bit as important as function and quality in consumer products, if not more so, but it's so tediously wheedling that it not only fails to make the case, but it bored me silly. Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

This book puts forth that aesthetics are every bit as important as function and quality in consumer products, if not more so, but it's so tediously wheedling that it not only fails to make the case, but it bored me silly. Read full review

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

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

User Review  - Hilary - 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

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Just OK Read full review

LibraryThing Review

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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