....... about an entire continent here, with more than 50 different > countries. > In Nigeria alone, where I lived and taught for two years, there is a > rich diversity of cultures, traditions and attitudes, and I saw plenty of > evidence of an appreciation for aesthetics and the beauty of design for > its own sake. > > Wendy.
In a traditional (non westernised) context, the main concern would be
Aesthetics and beauty of design is secondary.
Please note my qualification of my statement that this applies in a
traditional context. The more westernised African would view this