These first two posts demonstrate the relationship between math and design, thanks to GigaOM. (I tried and failed to relate them somehow to public relations or social media measurement, but you measurement geeks will love them just the same):
The Golden Ratio Otherwise Known as Feng Shui in which Feng Shui and mathematics are discussed as linked by the Golden Ratio.
Design of Apple Logo and The Golden Ratio, where the Apple Logo is dissected and found to be built of components built on the ratio of 1:62
And if you want to see more of how the golden ratio appears in apple design (and human faces) visit this tumblr page.
And if you want to learn more about the golden ratio, visit this wikipedia page:
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