Why Rounded Corners are Easier on the Eyes

22 Aug 2011 - 3:44pm
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uxmovement
2010

It turns out that there are more to rounded corners than just looks. Rounded corners can actually aid visual processing.

Details and research are in the article:

Why Rounded Corners are Easier on the Eyes

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23 Aug 2011 - 1:05pm
isis
2010

To design, round corner = ugly in my thought!!

2011/8/22 uxmovement <anthony@uxmovement.com>

It turns out that there are more to rounded corners than just looks. Rounded corners can actually aid visual processing.

Details and research are in the article:

Why Rounded Corners are Easier on the Eyes [1]

23 Aug 2011 - 2:05pm
Moses Wolfenstein
2010

I find the part about how corners on the rectangles draw the viewer's eyes out while rounded edges draw them in to be particularly intriguing.

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