ARTICLE SUMMERY: When it comes to web design there are several different approaches to choose from, right now it seems one of the favorites is the minimalist approach.

While using a “Minimalist” design approach may sound easy, it’s more than just taking out stuff and increasing white space around type and images.

The goal is to create a clean and intuitive interface that allows users to accomplish their tasks with minimal distraction, and that ain’t easy.

Minimalist Affordances: Making the right tradeoffs” is a good look at the minimalist design approach and how to achieve it. There’s more to this type of design than meets the eye and this article will help you to understand

  • Simplicity, and knowing when to stop
  • The ever-evolving vocabulary of user interaction
  • UX Stockholm Syndrome

LEA VEROU uses the new Github comment UI as an example of what to look out for and how not to go to far in this design approach .

This article will help you create a minimalist UX/UI design that enhances user satisfaction and usability while maintaining a clean and modern aesthetic.

A great article for new and seasoned designers alike.

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