26. März 2010

Eye Candy vs. Bare-Bones

Das hier ist ein schöner, leichter Artikel für das nahende Wochenende voller Arbeit: Eye Candy vs. Bare-Bones in UI Design.

Attracting attention by having a pretty front-end is important, as it makes the user want to use the product. They are attracted to it just as they are attracted to a beautiful person. The first glance establishes a relationship with the user. Pretty graphics seem to say, "Hi, I appeal to your senses; don't you want to interact with me?" They make the first experience with the application a pleasant one.

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