"Simplicity" is a book by Nancy Braithwaite. In the world of interior designg, Nancy Braithwaite is know for her singled-minded devotion to the principle of simplicity. Every element should strive to be simple and powerful without compromise. In Braithwaite's world, excess is not opulent. Simplicity is opulent. The book is divided into five sections. She explains how her design elements reveal themselves in country, classic, and contemporary styles, illustrating each with timeless rooms for her portfolio.