Is Your Design Representing You? (Exclusive Infographic) THE Tech Scoop May 12, 2013 Blog Stuff, Infographics Fonts and colors chosen for a website indicate the perception of the user, which affects the message being conveyed. Meanings of fonts and colors in the context of web design are briefly explained below. Meanings of font choices: Arial – stable and conformist type. Best for spread sheets, web headlines and power point presentations Verdana – best for online test, math documents, computer programming, spreadsheets, powerpoint and instant messaging Impact – Only for web headlines – Better to be avoided Comic Sans – Youthful, casual and passive – may be used for web graphics, documents aimed at kids, and digital scrapbooking Gigi – Judged suitable for e-greetings only – Better to be avoided Web font usage: 34% use serif typeface for body copy. For headlines and body copy Georgia and Times New Roman are popular respectively. 60% of websites use sans-serif typefaces for headlines, mostly Arial, Verdana, Lucida Grande and Helvetica. Effects of colors are given below. Color Effect Red Attracts attention. Keen use of red can immediately focus attention on a particular element Orange Fun and flamboyant orange radiates warmth and energy Yellow Optimism, enlightenment and happiness Green Ideal backdrop in interior design Natural green Color of peace and ecology Blue Overwhelming favorite color. Trustworthy, dependable, and committed Indigo Wisdom, self-mastery, and spiritual realization Purple Favorite color of adolescent girls Pink Youthful, fun and exciting Brown Stability, reliability and approachability Gray As a background color Black Classic color for clothing White Purity, cleanliness and neutrality This post is written by Kendra Minoza and he works at CouponAudit as a writer, where thousands of valid and working online coupons are available for different stores. For example you can use iStockphoto promo code etc. to get discount.