# Golden ratio definition

### Explore related topics

The golden ratio should not need any introduction to those who have studied math and design in school. Some designers apply these mathematical concepts to come up with more visually appealing works. This infographic from companyfolders.com covers a few golden ratio facts:

Overlaying shapes along with the faded words makes a simple picture appear more interesting than it actually is. We could do this for Highlander (or Athlete) of the Issue, and the shapes could represent the person in some way.

If you are an amateur photographer, these simple rules will definitely help you to improve your pictures.

The Mathematics of Beauty The Fibonacci Sequence is a sequence of numbers where each number is the sum of the previous two—i.e., 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34…and so on to infinity. The ratio of one number to the next is approximately 1.61803, which is called “phi”, or the Golden Ratio. It’s not a magical mathematical equation of the universe, but it definitely reflects natural, aesthetically beautiful patterns.

The Golden Ratio in action - Shelley Esaak; Licensed to About.com

The Golden Ratio in action...

Recurrence plot of the golden ratio sequence

GoldenRatio

Golden Ratio

What Is the Golden Ratio?: The Golden Ratio in action.