In connection with his color theory Ostwald was also engaged in the “harmony of forms”. Using the rules he developed Ostwald created ornaments and new forms “according the laws of combinatorics” which were “all beautiful, without any exception”!
- Wilhelm Ostwald, Die Welt der Formen : Entwicklung und Ordnung der gesetzlich schÃ¶nen Gebilde (Leipzig 1922).
- Wilhelm Ostwald, ‘Warum sind Kristalle schÃ¶n?’, Hamburger Fremdenblatt 94 (1922) No. 150