Some functions are hygienic: just as you don’t notice when someone has taken a shower, you don’t notice if windows are clean, you don’t notice if a musical instrument is in tune, and you don’t notice if a book’s interior is properly designed.
The opposites are also true.
If you’re a music-lover, a shop-owner, or an elevator-sharer, you’ll notice all right.
And if you’re a bibliophile, a poorly designed book is painful. It, well, stinks.
I just finished reading a book which could have been marvelous. Fascinating stories from inside an industry I appreciate.
… more … “Interior Design: An Invisible Art, Until It’s Not”