Monday, June 27, 2011

Have you ever had it blue?

Do you realise that many of the icons for iPhone apps are in blue, shades of blue or with blue as the dominant colour scheme?

Examples:
App Store
Dropbox
Mail
Safari
MyObservatory
EasyTalk
Skype
PS Express
Adobe Ideas
Google
Citibank HK
Discovery
RTM
Dictionary
HSW (How Stuff Works)
LinkedIn
Plaxo
Facebook
Twitter
Battery Go!
Stocks
Voice Memos
Weather
Circled 2.0
Toilets
PocketCoach
Megatrends

Ever wondered why? Is it because blue has a calming effect so you won't get agitated if the app fails to run properly?

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