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Welcome to the
Simplification Centre

Most of us struggle with the complex information we rely on to live our lives — forms to tax our car, contracts for mobile phones, loan agreements, user guides. We don’t think it has to be as bad as it so often is.

The Simplification Centre works with organisations who need to communicate complex information. We explore new ways to communicate, we help, we educate, and we put them in touch with their customers.



2016 Information Design Summer School dates announced


Our next summer school will be in the week of 5-9 September 2016. We’re staying in Bath, using the facilities of Bath School of Art & Design. Follow this link for more information.


Two new conferences announced

2016 Call for Clarity ConferenceJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York NY, USA. March 30, 2016. This is the first of a new conference series organised by Alan Siegel, one of the founding fathers of simplification.

Clarity2016, Wellington, New Zealand, 3-5 November 2016. Clarity is the international association for people interested in clear language (it started as group of lawyers, but is now broader than that). New Zealand has a very active and progressive plain language scene.