I enjoyed Robin Fuller's article Keep It Simple, Stupid: The Case for Reviving Communication.
Though we are taught that communication is our number one goal as designers, time and again, simplicity, clarity, and legibility fall by the wayside in favor of a slick image. In blind pursuit of a certain look, we are dabbling dangerously in the realm of pure art.
If you want your work left open for interpretation, I have news for you: you’re an artist. Book a gallery and knock yourself out.