great design is not reductionist

“Great design is not reductionist,” (Mau) says. “A lot of current design seems to be about just getting everything down to a clean, perfect experience — which, at its worst, is stale, cold, and lifeless. I think good design should be complex and rich and even messy, like life. When you think about it, design is a philosophical statement. It’s a way for you to say to the world ‘This is who I am. This is what’s important in my life, what I value, what I believe.'” – Glimmer, Pg 248, 249

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23. August 2010 by eschipul
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  1. “There is no such thing as information overload, just bad design. If something is cluttered and/or confusing, fix your design.” — Edward Tufte http://52weeksofux.com/post/963764429/information

    Devils Advocate.