Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex.
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace.
Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.
Focus and simplicity...once you get there, you can move mountains.
When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem.
There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.