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Why simplicity?

Simple thinking can lead to safer plans, better communication, and easier execution. The power of simplicity is apparent throughout history, where strategists and artists alike strived for simplici...

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Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS)

Allegedly coined by aircraft engineer Kelly Johnson, the KISS principle makes simplicity a key goal in design by stating that most systems work best if they are kept simple.

One day, Kelly Jo...

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Less is more.

Famous architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who is considered one of the pioneers of modernist architecture, always kept repeating this aphorism to whoever would hear him: less is more.

His ap...

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Simplify, then add lightness.

One of the leaders of the minimalist movements, Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus Cars, urged his designers to “Simplify, then add lightness.” Designer of the world’s first ever stressed monocoqu...

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The power of simplicity in literature.

When trying to solve a crime, Sherlock Holmes, the most famous fictional detective believes that “the simplest explanation is often the most plausible.

The French writer and poet, A...

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Complexity is a moving target.

In Living with Complexity , Professor Donald Arthur Norman wrote: “When things are too simple, they are also viewed as dull and uneventful. Psychologists have ...

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