Brevity in Design

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

As I continue to shorten my articles, I’m also “shortening” my designs. And by that, I mean finding the best way to do something.

In design, brevity is finding the best way to perform an action in the fewest steps without losing efficiency or the message. And it requires building a visual hierarchy–understanding what the most important actions are for your product.

This is something I’ve been thinking about in my design work lately.


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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with over 7 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.