“In design, we often talk about making our interfaces consistent. Yet what are we really talking about? The common misconception is we’re looking to match up the look and feel of other parts of our design, or other designs.

However, what truly makes a design consistent is when we meet our users’ expectations.
Good quote from an interesting article with an interesting title:
Rabbis, Tropes, and Visually Consistent Designs .
Something for my inner English major as well as my outer designer. I encounter this misconception regularly in discussion with product sponsors and stakeholders.

posted by Ted Boren on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2010
tagged with design, consistency, myths