“Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” –Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A good design contains everything that is required to satisfy its users. What is meant by “everything”? Does “everything” mean that you should provide each feature asked by the user? No, it doesn’t mean that. But if you are not fulfilling your user’s demands, then how can he remain happy with you?
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“Rule of thumb for UX: More options more problems.” — Scott Belsky
Hick’s law states that the more options available for the users, the longer time it will take for them to make a decision.
Imagine of using an app or a website. When you launch it, you see a list of 7 to 8 possible options to follow. How will you decide what is your intended one?
You will start looking at them one by one. Try to understand the meaning of each option. And then decide about the relevant option and click on it. This whole process of exploring options, understanding them and deciding of clicking an option takes a lot of time.
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“There’s a big difference between making a simple product & making a product simple.”— Des Traynor
A simple product provides few very common and simple features. A product which is created for a limited scope and provides a set of functionality within that scope can be called as simple product.
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