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Laws of Simplicity

Glass is fundamentally different than existing mobile platforms in both design and use. Follow these principles when building Glassware to give users the best experience.

  1. Reduce

    The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.

  2. Organize

    Organization makes a system of many appear fewer.

  3. Time

    Savings in time feel like simplicity.

  4. Learn

    Knowledge makes everything simpler.

  5. Differences

    Simplicity and complexity need each other.

  6. Context

    What lies in the periphery of simplicity is definitely not peripheral.

  7. Emotion

    More emotions are better than less.

  8. Trust

    In simplicity we trust.

  9. Failure

    Some things can never be made simple.

  10. The one

    Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful.