If both software and nature are telling us that organic geometries are more efficient when it comes to material usage– why are we attracted to minimalism?
Like a judo master who takes down his opponent using smallest possible movements, these products achieve a lot with little. The BIC Crystal pen is a perfect example of such a product.
There will be a lot of nuances depending on which software you are using, but there are some high level concepts that are always applicable that I will go over here.
Unfortunately for us product designers our occupation and what it entails, is still a mystery to many. I find the confusion about what we do very understandable as I myself have long struggled with defining what we do.