Achieving simple design with simple CSS

10 Oct 2020
15 minutes read

A few weeks ago, I came across this article from the Basecamp team explaining how they achieve “simple design” in both their products Basecamp and Hey. They mention what they call “Fisher Price” design (always choosing clarity over being slick or fancy). I am a big fan and user of both Basecamp and Hey. I love how simple and straight to the point both products are and I kept wondering what the impacts on the CSS and HTML code are. Let’s have a look!