Ben Brooks in Removing Mental Overhead on Your iPhone:
If you take a look at my current home screen you can see that I have only 16 visible app icons, and 3 folders for 19 icons total. It used to be that the first page and dock were full of individual icons, and the second page was entirely folders. […] The difference between the two systems: the new system has far less visual clutter. And less visual clutter means less mental overhead — in other words I don’t have to think too much about where something might be.
I have been using for months a similar setup[^-361150206] with only two pages of apps of which I rarely open the second page and instead also search for everything with Spotlight. This work’s rather well for me.
This, Ben’s or CGB Grey’s setup, is intriguing and I will give it a try, even though I’m not much fan of folder’s on the home-screen. But if I don’t try, I will not find out.