Aesthetics is about making your outcome pleasing to look at or use. It is closely tied to design.

See this external article about aesthetics in interactive media.

Like a lot of implications there are links to other implications such as end users, usability and accessibility

Questions that you should consider are:

  • Does it look good?
  • Is the colour scheme appropriate?
  • Is the shape suitable?
  • Does it appeal to the right audience?
  • Does it follow design conventions?
  • Does it convey the right image?


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    Creating your own font with FontForge

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    Why you should create your own font

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