Aesthetics refer to what is beautiful or pleasing to the senses. (It also refers to the study of beauty.) In the context of this wiki, aesthetics refers to the consideration of what makes something pleasing to the inhabitants of a home. It can refer to something that feels good, like silky sheets, or sounds pleasant, like running water. The aesthetics of a home and things in it are also affected by how the components relate to each other. A beautifully designed chair may not be aesthetically pleasing if it clashes with the style of everything else in the room.