The gradual unfolding of a gesture also tips my brain into the technical art of ballet—were the leg does not rise in an even sweep, but instead each joint bends slightly out of sequence, to create the illusion of a straight line that whips and snaps (all but ever so slightly off-setting the rotational velocity of the ankle, knee, and hip).
Designers at the Gates of Hell
James Buckhouse

Really dig this use of dance as comparison. Equally applicable to typography, even product design.

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