There can be no misunderstanding with a straight line. It is what it is, direct formal and precise. With its orderly chararcteristic it can tame any situation, giving displine to what was once an unruly mess. With defined edges any layout using this formal approach will be enhanced. Many modern designs use this form, as our current way of living requires more structure and order. In turn this type of layout reduces maintainence , freeing up valuable leisure time to enjoy your outdoor space.
A modern formal approach is quite often more economical to install and is normally a quicker process. The nature of this type of layout is less wastefull of space too, giving more usable area.
If you need more order and have less space to do it in, then this is the style for you