the Laws of Simplicity

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

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the Laws of Simplicity

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

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