Week 1: Aesthetic Usability – Question 2

Question 2: We can see the phenomenon of aesthetic usability in regards to everyday products that we might come into contact with on a daily basis. Three examples for these would be cars, computers and books. Cars if you think about it all have the same basic structure. Four wheels, seats, a steering wheel. They are made to get you from A to B. So … Continue reading Week 1: Aesthetic Usability – Question 2

Week 1: Aesthetic Usability- Question 1

Question 1: The aesthetic usability effect refers to a phenomenon where users perceive a particular design that is aesthetically pleasing to be easier to use than one that is less attractive to the people viewing it (Badre, 2002). This is a common perception even when the less pleasing aesthetic is actually easier to use than the one that people find more aesthetically attractive. Layouts that … Continue reading Week 1: Aesthetic Usability- Question 1