UX Debt: Visual Consistency

designaday:

Visual consistency in color, typography, layout, and style is imperative to a quality user experience. If a user interface looks broken or unkempt, users will perceive it to be so, regardless of how well it actually works. A 2002 study showed that the “appeal of the overall visual design of a site, including layout, typography, font size, and color schemes,” had the most impact on users’ perceptions of credibility.

greg–photo:

Great Sand Dunes National Park – Gregory Blanpied

One of the most unexpectedly extraordinary places in Colorado.