You’ve likely heard the phrase “form follows function,” but have you really thought about what it means or what it implies? On the surface, “form follows function” seems to make a lot of sense. The way something looks should be determined by its purpose. Is this really true? Does the phrase hold up upon deeper inspection? How do you interpret the phrase forms follow function? Are form and function two separate things?
This year’s theme of Form + Function challenges our artists to reflect on the theme and the works they create and the balance of the two aspects of design.