November 15, 2015

Form v content

I quite agree with this article about how Apple has lost sight of good design principles.  But grey san serif type on a white background?  Physician heal thyself.

Also, subheads can be set apart with a technique we used to call boldface, before the Dark Times.

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Not good:

MORE ATTRACTIVE AND MORE DIFFICULT TO USE

The new generation of software has made gigantic leaps forward in attractiveness and computational power while simultaneously getting harder for people to use.
Better:

MORE ATTRACTIVE AND MORE DIFFICULT TO USE

The new generation of software has made gigantic leaps forward in attractiveness and computational power while simultaneously getting harder for people to use.

1 Comments:

Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

That kerning is TERRIBLE!!!

November 16, 2015 at 12:56 PM  

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