Subtracting Design

Some articles on design, subtracting design:

Ico - Development
... Ico's design aesthetics were guided by three key notions to make a game that would be different from others in the genre, feature an aesthetic style that would be consistently artistic, and ... This was achieved through the use of "subtracting design" they removed elements from the game which interfered with the game's reality ... An interim design of the game shows Ico and Yorda facing horned warriors similar to those that take Ico to the castle ...

Famous quotes containing the words design and/or subtracting:

    What but design of darkness to appall?—
    If design govern in a thing so small.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.
    Thomas Brackett Reed (1839–1902)