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(Pics) The Fetishization Of Organization

A new Tumblr site is dedicated to the aesthetics of extreme orderliness.

Lisa Baldini
Lisa Baldini on October 25, 2010.

Whether its time sheets or kitchen utensils, in a culture where the access to general content and/or stuff is an instant part of everyday life, clutter always accumulates. Not surprisingly, the fetishization of organization may be on the rise from the artwork of Tom Sachs to the information systems that track our lives for us.

The Things Organized Neatly Tumblr acts as a repository and indicator of this kind of thinking, featuring a wide variety of meticulously arranged objects.

Things Organized Neatly

[via: Boing Boing]

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Lisa Baldini is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. As a student of Graham Harwood, Luciana Parisi, and Matthew Fuller, Lisa's interest in technology lies in how culture is changed from the bottom up through history, materiality, databases, user experience, and affective computing. A student of social media marketing, she sees how people try to engage consumers through technology and how much failure is at hand by misunderstanding the medium. A teacher at heart, she writes and curates in an effort to link the knowledge derived between the academic, art, and business worlds.

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