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Here are some quotes on the beauty of simplicity. If you happen to know some more quotes on this, please let me know. Thanks in advance.
Let us start with Albert Einstein‘s immortal quote:
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Simplifying… what is it? German-born modernist painter Hans Hofmann has the answer:
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unecessary so that the necessary may speak.
According to John Maeda, a professor in MIT’s Media Lab, simplicity is all about the “conflict” between what is obvious and what is meaningful:
Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.
Japanese artist, designer and architect, Dr. Koichi Kawana, has similar views on what simplifying means:
Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means.
To reach the essence of things, all non-essential elements must be eliminated.
If this topic interests you, you might wanna take a look at John Maeda’s blog: The Laws of Simplicity.