I’m reading the book The Laws of Simplicity and it is really nice to browse around looking for minimal and clean designs after understanding more about the laws John Maeda talks about. My favorite law is probably “reduce” – the simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction. If we get the concept of “how simple can something be?” and apply to web design, the result will certainly be some nice and minimal layouts, like the ones we will show today. We gathered several different approaches of minimal websites to show you that reducing elements in a page delivers a beautiful layout. And remember that a minimal layout doesn’t need to be white or single colored, you may add colors, images and other details and still have a minimal website. Check it out.
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