Perspectives on Contemporary Aesthetics

Rhode Island School of Design

Perspectives on Contemporary Aesthetics is a compilation of selected writings from the on-line journal, Contemporary Aesthetics ( which presents peer-reviewed academic articles on this subject. The 326 page book was digitally published by RISD Shortruns to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the journal which is co-edited by RISD Professor, Yuriko Saito and Arnold Berleant.

The modular structure of the book is based on the QR code which also appears throughout for ready access to the original publication. Readers can connect with the webpages from the site as well as images sourced from creative commons by simply scanning the QR codes on the book. This set up a connection between the physical book and the complete digital archive.

Scarlett Xin Meng
Nancy Skolos