When we design websites, we do so to get a message across to our audience. However, one of the biggest hurdles that we often have to overcome in order to get that message to our visitors is clutter.

When visitors come across a website that they perceive to be cluttered, some of them just up and leave; a survey from Burst Media shows that 30% of all respondents will immediately abandon a website if they feel it is too cluttered.

A website that