“For the designer (or artist), focus, calm, gentleness, and vision are more important qualities
than raw enthusiasm. Slow down your busy mind.”
Ikebana, Japanese flower arrangement, “sees space not as something to fill in or use, but rather as an element to be created, preserved, and respected.” It is “the void or pause that gives shape to the whole. . . . An ikebana artist learns to leave room between the branches to allow a figurative breeze to pass through and rustle the branches, just as would occur in the natural world.”
Note: The slides represent my attempts to incorporate some of Garr Reynolds' suggestions into a presentation on business writing.
Signal vs. Noise