OhTheIrony: KISS and Smashing Magazine. Do as they say, not as they do.

Over at Smashing Magzine there’s a (rather jolly good) post advocating KISS and minimalist design. It goes on to list 49 clean, simple and beautiful site layouts. All good stuff.

Now, this is what the post looks like:

https://i2.wp.com/home.greywulf.net/images/kiss.jpg

OMG the advertising!!!. That’s a good 40% of the screen space dedicated to, well, crap, basically. KISS, my arse.

Thankfully, Opera’s ad blocking is really rather excellent. One click later and it’s all gone, for good.

https://i2.wp.com/home.greywulf.net/images/kiss2.jpg

There, isn’t that much better?

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