When talking about design – in any sense – there are so many conventions that we take for granted and assume that everyone else understands.
Take the tick (✓) for example – that usually means “yes” or something is correct doesn’t it?
Well, no actually. The issue with the seemingly ubiquitous tick is that it isn’t recognised universally in that respect. As Separated by Common Language points out – there have been systems where a checkmark or tick can indicate a wrong answer. Continue reading My Hate/Hate Relationship With Arrows