Design is art with function. But, without function design becomes purposeless, counterproductive and even laughable.
Check out this week’s examples of bad design.
Continuity in design promotes recognition and memorability. But, discontinuity like these is confusing and weird.
Four star… or Five Star? Or 8 star?
What a transformation.
REDUNDANCY IS REDUNDANT
Why say the same thing twice when you can say the same thing twice?
AMBIGUITY HELPS N9B7Y
Design can be cool, design can be edgy but if you can’t tell what it says, its bad design.
TYPOGRAPHY IS AN ART
Or, as in this example, it can be a travesty.
This is called poor kerning.
PLACEMENT KEY IS
For bad design bad placement makes.
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