I consider myself a “wannabe minimalist”. I love the ideas behind minimalism when it comes to lifestyle and living, but when it comes down to it, sometimes it’s a little too hard to let go of some of the physical stuff I have laying around.
A minimalist approach towards web design is a growing trend that I’ve been seeing a lot of lately in themes and custom websites, and I’m REALLY diggin’ it.We’ve been pushing the importance of meaningful content, but what good is that content if you’re distracted by spinning or flashing elements or even too much text that the content just looks overwhelming?
This awesome blog post by New Minimalism lists several core minimalist principles to embrace. Some of these can easily be applied to websites and design.