The Laws of Simplicity

John Maeda

The topic of simplicity is really complex.

I’ve discovered how complex a topic simplicity really is, (Thursday, March 07, 2013, 07:10 AM, page 89)

Knowledge makes everything simpler. (Thursday, March 07, 2013, 07:15 AM, page 128)

films directed by M. Night Shyamalan, lull you into your comfort zone with identifiable plot elements such that everything makes perfect sense until the twist at the end. A metaphor used as a learning shortcut for a complex design is most eΩective when its execution is both relevant and delightfully unexpected. T H E R E A L R E W A R D Growing up, I found it odd that my classmates were rewarded with bicycles and cash incentives for getting good grades. When presenting this hard data to my parents their response was, “How lucky your friends are!” End of story. 41

films directed by M. Night Shyamalan

January 20, 2019 |