Inspired / Laws of simplicity

Here is a vid from TED of John Maeda who has written a book about the Laws of Simplicity which is a very interesting book.

Here are the ten laws which really make allot of sense when you think about it.

Law 1: Reduce
The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.

Law 2: Organize
Organization of a system make many appear fewer.

Law 3: Time
Saving in time feels like simplicity.

Law 4: Learn
Knowledge make everything simpler.

Law 5: Differences
Simplicity and complexity need each other.

Law 6: Context
What lives in periphery of simplicity is definitely not peripheral.

Law 7: Emotion
More emotion is better than less.

Law 8: Trust
In simplicity we trust.

Law 9: Failure
Some things can never be made simple.

Law 10: The one
Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful.

If you want to read the full text of each law visit the

Credits to: TED for uploading to Youtube and John Maeda for the great info about simplicity.