Admittedly, we do have a tendency to push the boat out with our covers. Why have just one special finish, when you can have five? Why use beige paper, when you can go for gold? Yet sometimes it is good to concentrate on the essentials only, because the things you see at second glance often stay in the memory longer.
In the novum+ section this month, it´s all about “accessibility”, about designing things so that they can also be accessed by those with a handicap, better still, which work well for all. This can be achieved by paring the design right down to the fundamentals, by communicating clearly and leaving aside all unnecessary, decorative accessories. And making it work for all people, with or without handicap.
Novum 12.19 is also available for 8.99 euros as PDF