# The golden ratio

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Illustration showing succession of golden rectangles that are used to construct the golden spiral. Two quantities are considered to be in the golden ratio if (a+ b)/a = a/b which is represented by the Greek letter phi. Each rectangle shown is subdivided into smaller golden rectangles. The golden spiral is a special type of logarithmic spiral. Each part is similar to smaller and larger parts.

Who among us has never heard of the golden ratio? We speak of a mathematical constant, the number 1.618, producedContinue reading

How have ancient mathematical principles applied from nature into some of the greatest artworks of all time?

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Phi, or 1.618, is known as the golden ratio, and can be found throughout artistic composition and nature. It can be represented in the formula (a+b)/a = a/b = phi.This formula applies to the golden…

Fibonacci sequence and its usage. Fibonacci sequence in relationship to the Golden ratio. Weber's law estimations using the sequence.

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Want to be on the same creative level as Leonardo Da Vinci, Salvador Dali and the designers of the Parthenon? They all have one simple concept in common. The Ancient Greeks were one of the first to discover a way to harness the beautiful asymmetry found in plants, animals, insects and other natural structures. They expressed this mathematical phenomenon with the Greek letter phi, but today, we call it the golden ratio—also known as the divine proportion, the golden mean, and the golden…

Designers everywhere should know about the Golden Ratio. It is a mathematical ratio that creates aesthetically pleasing designs. Since the Golden Ratio exists so frequently in nature, it’s not a surprise that its results are natural-looking. The Golden Ratio goes by several other names, too: Divine Proportion Golden Mean Golden Section Phi (Greek letter) Table […]