Mobile Device Design: Less Is More

One of the most interesting trends in the design world is the return to a simpler idea of “less is more”. A great example is a new mobile phone from a company called Punkt. When was the last time you saw a really elegant yet simple phone designed for talking and text only ? No apps, no downloads or upgrades just a plain old phone…

It reminded me of a recent article about the author of ‘Game of Thrones’ George RR Martin who still prefers to use an ancient copy of WordStar 4.0 as his main writing tool.

Sometimes a tool is best when it does one thing really well. I love my Swiss Army knife but not in the kitchen.