Synthitect

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Casual vs Formal


[Original Image © Synthitect | Digital Culture Architect]



CASUAL vs FORMAL


Casual is cool. Relaxed. Chill. Casual is loose - improvisational.

Formal is rigid. Up-tight. On-Edge. Formal is stiff - routine.

Design goes through waves; but now seems to be leaning casual. It's open-ended. It's accepting of possibilities. But, formality offers resolve, rest and definition. Perhaps these are outdated concepts, as our society tends to focus on perpetual motion - constant activity - a fluid conscious state.

Can we redefine "the lull" - the dependable repetitive interlude among the constant chatter?

Formal can be cool. Formal can be chill & relaxed. It just needs to learn how to blend in with the crowd...