October 04, 2002

There is an incredibly comprehensive collection of usability/accessibility studies and information available from Wichita State University's Software Usability Research Lab. Studies include font choices, frames, image use and lots more...

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Most interesting: "Evidence suggests that the most commonly used fonts tend to be equally legible at the 10-, 12-, and 14-point size."

I had always suspected this, especially with fonts like Verdana, but never had any facts to back it up. These studies are a great resource, especially considering how much it usually costs to read the results of studies of this depth.

Posted by: Ryan on October 4, 2002 04:27 PM

There's a really funny followup here:
(includes a picture of the "ideal user" ;-)

(via http://poorbuthappy.com/ease/000477.html )

Posted by: andersja on October 5, 2002 01:47 AM
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