Organisational schemes generally reduce the complexity of a design by abstracting details and ideas, and giving the user clues about how to interpret them. Most physical organisational schemes are self explanatory, so we will just outline special cases and the nature of the effects.

Organisational schemes make it easy to manage the development of enormous complexity. They are, therefor, often seen, not as tools to simplify and make a design more comprehensible, but as a path to ever greater complexity.

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