The Power of Faces in User Experience

Leave a comment

All of your design decisions about content, button location, fold awareness, navigation issues, and nearly anything else concerning your effort to provide a great Web site user experience can be significantly undermined if you fail to consider the impact that images of people have on your content.

The reckless addition of images of faces or poorly thought out reasons for including a picture of a person on a Web page can dramatically influence the impact of its content. If an image does not appear to relate directly to your content, your site design looks lazy, incomplete, and inadequately thought through.

A great story by James Coston on the impact of faces in User Experience.

Read the full article: The Power of Faces in User Experience

Tagged with ,

No responses yet to “The Power of Faces in User Experience”

Yay! You've decided to leave a comment. That's fantastic! Please keep in mind that comments are moderated and rel="nofollow" is in use. So, please do not use a spammy keyword or else it will be deleted. Let's have a personal and meaningful conversation instead. Thanks for dropping by!

Popular UX books

100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People - By Susan Weinschenk
A Project Guide to UX Design - By Carolyn Chandler
The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond - By Jesse James Garrett
Don't make me think - By Steve KrugPopular book
Designing Web Usability - By Jakob Nielsen
Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Playful, Fun, and Effective User Experiences - By Stephen P.AndersonPopular book