In talking about someone, perhaps an artist, who has the ability to find or see beautiful things in everyday settings. Is there a word for it ?

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I think the best is

a person who is appreciative of and sensitive to art and beauty.
-- Google Dictionary

So the trait is "aestheticism".

Found with the help of onelook.com, with their the reverse search, by searching "one who sees beauty in everyday objects"

  • So the character trait is aestheticism n ... 2. sensitivity to beauty, esp in art, music, literature, etc [Collins] Aug 29, 2014 at 16:32
  • Yeah, thats it I guess :)
    – Tim
    Aug 29, 2014 at 16:38

Simply, eye has this meaning.

Though, it is mainly used in the idiom to have an eye for something.

the faculty of intellectual or aesthetic perception or appreciation

an eye for beauty


As a general word, you can use appreciation.

Awareness or delicate perception, especially of aesthetic qualities or values.



philocalist - lover of beauty; one who sees beauty in all things

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In a word, imagine should suffice.

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