Cost of Bad Design

If You Think Good Design is Expensive, You Should Look At The Cost of Bad Design

“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.” -Dr. Ralf Speth

Good design is expensive, but bad design costs even more.

“Good design is the most important way to differentiate ourselves from our competitors.” — Yun Jong Yong

In today’s competitive world, the primary goal of a business is to make itself stand out and get visibility from potential customers.

Good design attracts your users to use your products and remain loyal to your business.

Let’s talk about the absence of good design and how it can impact your product.

The consequences of a bad design lead you towards a bad impression on your users.

The absence of good design means a lack of the following:

  • User feedback
  • Consistency for both your product as well as brand design
  • Uniform and respectful content
  • Clear and simple navigation
  • Graceful handling of user errors

and many small details that help your users fulfill their goals efficiently using your product.

Bad design costs you even more as you lose the trust of your user. You earn a bad repute in the industry which can be very expensive to change.

You spend money on building and re-building your design and even it does not help you regain a good place in the market.

A product with good design makes users feel confident by providing all the necessary information they need to perform their actions.

Hence, it is better to spend reasonable time, money, and efforts to build experiences that can make a difference.


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