Fabulous Failures: The Aesthetics of Mistakes

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These projects, perhaps more aptly defined as follies, represented within this study, including architecture, design, photography, fashion, glitch motion, and other oopsies media, explore the unintended beauty and appreciation of when tactical executions reveal mistakes that are equally capable of surprise and delight.

The roles of errors and imperfections in the creative process should not be undervalued, as this research analysis amply defends through presenting remarkably calamitous expressions that spark curiosity and indeed joy. Fear, disgust, and embarrassment are all belonging sentiments with agency, ones that can truly inspire and spurn further innovation. Since life itself is often an accident all it’s own, design should not hesitate to walk in stride with it’s creators.