Word of the Week: Simplicity

S I M P L I C I T Y  is the state or quality of being simple. Something which is easy to understand or explain; uncomplicated.  Freedom from complexity, intricacy, absence of luxury, pretentiousness or ornamentation.

"A designer knows she has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." ~ Antoine del Saint-Exupery  

"Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest." ~ Leo Babauta

"Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance." ~ Coco Chanel

   Michelle Larson   - My favorite color is white. I love the simplicity, the feeling of clean and serene. It's calming, divine nothingness.

Michelle Larson - My favorite color is white. I love the simplicity, the feeling of clean and serene. It's calming, divine nothingness.

   Julie Cimpko   - Three simple words that make all the difference.

Julie Cimpko - Three simple words that make all the difference.

   Chelsea Hipley   - Simplicity: Nothing fancy.

Chelsea Hipley - Simplicity: Nothing fancy.

   Susan Shepardson   - I'm really into watercoloring right now. I love the simplicity of soft abstract paintings. Here is a sample of my work...

Susan Shepardson - I'm really into watercoloring right now. I love the simplicity of soft abstract paintings. Here is a sample of my work...

   Madeline Lovejoy   - Simplicity:  line, color, structure, shape, intricate in its form and beauty.

Madeline Lovejoy - Simplicity:  line, color, structure, shape, intricate in its form and beauty.