association & expression
Root’s of knowledge began with our association with the elements of nature. Math, science, design, music notes, color association and more began with the study of nature and space.
In many eastern traditions and in our Western Aboriginal culture there is an integrated association with nature elements. What becomes a learning curve for many of us here in the west is a perspective and philosophy for many earth citizens. The above shapes are universally known qualities in nature.
These elements have been observed in Nature and the following associations have been made:
These two cycles are used to describe space, images, characteristics, personalities, experiences and environments. There are used to inspire, motivate and shift stagnant and chaotic experiences.
References to yin and yang express the feminine and masculine in spaces, qualities, character and experiences.
- Yin Elements: Metal, Water,
- Yang Elements: Fire, Wood
- Yin/Yang Balance: Earth
Examples of Elements in ARCHITECTURE
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EXAMPLES of Elements in Clothing
- Metal & Wood Pattern