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simplicity

  • Is the key
  • Use headings and sub-headings to seperate sections of text
  • Use white space wisely
    • Make sure you have no more than 12 words per line
  • Write concisely - not an essay
  • Highlight important words
  • Use a pale background with dark text
  • Use a dark background with light text
  • Avoid colours which clash
  • Especially combinations which are hard for colour-blind people to read