…and the last thing a minimalist gives up is books. One is a symphony of flavor and the other ends up as a chunk of modular art that contains friends from all walks of life. Why restrict something from your life that is obviously pleasurable and isn’t causing anything horrible to you at the very moment you indulge? Why be an ascetic about a way of life, simply because someone else’s society invented it? There’s nothing like a good book chosen from a treasure of many and a piece of Stilton with tea.
After giving a client his requested site design, he made it clear he wasn’t pleased.
Me: But that’s what you asked for…
Client: Yeah, but I meant that figuratively.
Me: So you don’t want it to look like this?
Client: No, I do. Just think of the site design as a metaphor of a real website.