re: aesthetics and objectivity (was :: How to Get Into ... Best Job Title)
29 Jan 2004 - 4:44pm
10 years ago
On Jan 29, 2004, at 10:52 AM, Todd R.Warfel wrote:
>> I would agree that Google is hardly a UI masterpiece from a visual
>> design perspective...
Why should it be? How and why might you change it?
One could say that Google, like eBay (and arguably like George W. Bush)
has a brand that explicitly minimizes sophistication and complexity.
Appearing not just straightforward, but a bit unsophisticated may in
fact be appealing to many users who equate subtle design with
"fancyness" or "highbrow".