As the world becomes increasingly complex and complicated, simplicity is increasingly in demand. We all seek simplicity in small or large measure. We strive to create simplicity at work and at home. "Simplicity: A Matter of Design "offers a set of terms that allows us to discuss simplicity in design with precision. It looks into the basics of simplicity and researches more in depth three aspects of design: functionality (simplicity for comfort), aesthetics (simplicity for pleasure), and ethics (simplicity for conscience). There is an extra chapter on simplicity in communication.