By Somali K Chakrabarti Nature is the best designer . Nature has been a perennial source of inspiration for many! Artists, architects, designers imitate the design patterns of nature; poets describe its beauty and scientists try to unravel the mysteries of nature. A deep look into nature unlocks imagination, and inspires creativity. Nature paints the most wonderful pictures that can take your breath away and engulf you in their majestic beauty. One can not stop marveling at the designs of nature. The spiral of sea- shells, the swirl of rose petals, and the arrangement of sunflower seeds, air vortex created by the flapping of wings of insects, the galaxy spirals and even the eye of a hurricane follow a geometrical pattern that is represented by the Fibonacci series. Here is a collection of quotes that highlight the connection between nature and creativity and the creative inspiration that you can draw from Nature. What is Art, monsieur, but Nature concentrated? ~ Honore de Balzac
We can never stop marveling at the ingenious and unique ways in which Nature presents its designs. Translucent ants gain colour of the food they eat Dr Mohamed Babu, a scientist from Mysore, photographed ants with translucent abdomen changing colour as they sip on colourful drops of sugar. The ants seemed to prefer lighter colours such as greens and yellow to darker blues. Some of the ants wandered from one colour to another, creating new combinations in their bodies. Read the complete article on Genetic anomaly results in visually spectacular butterflies Some anomalies produce spectacular results! ‘Bilateral Gynandromorphism’ is a Genetic anomaly found in living organisms that results in insects having both male and female characteristics, evenly split, right down the middle. This genetic anomaly results in spectacular butterflies with male & female wings.