Rubenstein discuss about character design and the role of beauty design on blog entry The beauty myth and character design in relation to Kathrine Isbister book Better Game Characters by Design. She finds similar weakness on Isbister’s argument that I did when I was wondering why models in Vogue are beautiful females in my comment on the book. Based on Isbister argument sexually attractive females in the magazine would alienate heterosexual female readers. But that seem not to be the case.
Parts of entry also considers about culture dependence of the concept of beauty. Rubenstein notes that some aspects seems to be intercultural , like symmetry, while others varies across the cultures.