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A presentation of John Maeda's book 'the Laws of Simplicity.'

A presentation of John Maeda's book 'the Laws of Simplicity.'

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  • 1. John Maedathe Laws of Simplicity
  • 2. MAEDA?
  • 3. Simplicity Law 1 The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.
  • 4. HOW SIMPLE CAN HOW COMPLEX DOES YOU MAKE IT? IT HAVE TO BE?
  • 5. “The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.”
  • 6. Simplicity Law 2 Organization makes a system of many appear fewer.
  • 7. SLIP
  • 8. SORT - LABEL - INTEGRATE - PRIORITIZE
  • 9. SORT - LABEL - INTEGRATE - PRIORITIZE
  • 10. Simplicity Law 3 Savings in time feel like simplicity.
  • 11. Simplicity Law 4 Knowledge makes everything simpler.
  • 12. RELATE - TRANSLATE - SURPRISE
  • 13. RELATE - TRANSLATE - SURPRISE
  • 14. RELATE - TRANSLATE - SURPRISE
  • 15. Simplicity Law 5 Simplicity and complexity need each other
  • 16. Simplicity Law 6 What lies in the periphery of simplicity is definitely not peripheral.
  • 17. HOW DIRECTED CAN HOW DIRECTIONLESS I STAND TO FEEL? CAN I AFFORD TO BE?
  • 18. Simplicity Law 7 More emotions are better than less
  • 19. :-) 8^) ;-o =)
  • 20. Simplicity Law 8 In simplicity we trust.
  • 21. CLICK
  • 22. Simplicity Law 9 Some things can never be made simpler.
  • 23. ROFReturn on failure.
  • 24. Simplicity Law 10 Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful.
  • 25. “Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful.”
  • 26. AWAY - OPEN - POWER
  • 27. “More appears like less by simply moving it far, far away.”
  • 28. “Openness simplifies complexity”
  • 29. LESSIS MORE“Use less, gain more.”