Graphic designers are form makers. Sustainable graphic designers must make formal decisions. How does the sustainable designer concern themselves with the forms and aesthetics of a solution? Are there visual choices that are more sustainable? What form says “I believe that humans and all life should flourish?” Are aesthetics as they relate to sustainability even important?
I relate aesthetics with form.
I relate form with the external surfaces of an object — its shape, size, scale, color, edges, material appearance, etc. But do I have an incomplete idea of form? This is what leads to the "Are there visual choices that are more sustainable?" question. What are the exterior signaling opportunities?
Aesthetics and beauty? beauty and form?
Related to Form <> Content <> Context