You can find straight lines just about anywhere, but they definitely crop up with almost excessive frequency in man-made objects. Just what is it that makes us like them so much? Stripped back to the bare basics, straight lines aren’t especially pretty, and they don’t necessarily form the most stable of shapes either. Still, they’re generally the predominant component in all but the most futuristic-looking of designs. So there’s got to be something to be said for it, right …?