The Laws of Simplicity
Here are John Maeda’s ten laws of and three keys to simplicity.
The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.
Organization makes a system of many appear fewer.
Savings in time feel like simplicity.
Knowledge makes everything simpler.
Simplicity and complexity need each other.
What lies in the periphery of simplicity is definitely not peripheral.
More emotions are better than less.
In simplicity we trust.
Some things can never be made simple.
Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful.
More appears like less by simply moving it far, far away.
Openness simplifies complexity.
Use less, gain more.