Our world is far from perfect, that is why we have so much space to make it better, and why not? Why give up, thinking it is too much of a journey, or seems impossible from this small starting point to get anywhere.
In order for something to look good and serve its purpose we have to respect principles of design. You could get confused by some saying there are 12 of them, or 7, or 5,or whatever. I will talk about absolute ones, and then we can explore further.