pleasing to the eye

pleasing to the eye

Particularly nice, attractive, or impressive to look at. The movie's special effects are certainly pleasing to the eye, but it's woeful lack of a story or compelling characters makes it an absolute bore to endure. We want our school to be pleasing to the eye, so that students feel excited and happy every time they see it.
See also: eye, pleasing
References in classic literature ?
This is the story I promised to tell you, and if I have been tedious in telling it, I will not be slow to serve you; my hut is close by, and I have fresh milk and dainty cheese there, as well as a variety of toothsome fruit, no less pleasing to the eye than to the palate.
The chapel, thus rebuilt, transported, was pleasing to the eye beneath its leafy curtains of poplars and sycamores.
He had not been in it before, but he never gave a glance at the room I had been at pains to make pleasing to the eye.
The house itself was more pleasing to the eye than most of the houses in those parts, owing to the black and white paint which decorated it and an unconventional flattening and rounding of the roof.
Pigeon Attack The cherry tree in bloom, was a great sight, So pleasing to the eye with prospects bright, Of lovely red cherries later to come, I just could not wait to sample some.
It was what Tesla and Solar City had hoped for as it proves that the glass tiles will be every bit as pleasing to the eye as traditional roof tiles.
It's fluid, sculptured bodywork is pleasing to the eye and vehicle customisation is provided with different paint options including solid, metallic or pearlescent finishes.
Picture from a glorious era HOWEVER impressive the artistic images are that appear in the Birmingham Mail of how the city centre will look following redevelopment, the surviving Victorian and Edwardian architecture and Street furniture, so much of which has sadly been demolished by short sighted civic leaders, is far more impressive and pleasing to the eye.
All these buildings have a pleasing to the eye frontage, but now look in a sorry state.
The dining room is beautifully decorated and is as pleasing to the eye as the cuisine to the palate.
As a culinary herb, it has the added advantage of being edible as well as pleasing to the eye.
ROCKCHASE BULLET bk d May 09 Westmead Hawk-Droopys Bubble (Ronny Wuyts) At least half a dozen dogs could have been nominated from the first round of the Juvenile Classic at Tralee for this column, but we ended up going with the dog that went fastest and was also extremely pleasing to the eye.
The complex-looking results are actually pleasing to the eye and easier to produce than one would think, pairing large-sized color photos of completed quilts with step-by-step instructions any quilter will enjoy.
This news highlights the fact that Liverpool One has provided more than just a vast array of shops - it has provided shops which are also pleasing to the eye and more than sympathetic to the city centre.
The is a large format book, aesthetically pleasing to the eye its with muted colour washed pages, that will enthrall most boys but will have most use in combination with other reference materials associated with war and armour.