Woman using a smart phone.
Woman using a smart phone.
Illustration used during account setup process for a proof of concept mobile app. By Jaclyn Touchstone.

One of the easiest ways to add joy or delight to a product is to add visual interest in the form of images or illustrations. There are several considerations to take in mind before adding a suite of images to a product.

Basic human understanding

How and why does an image carry meaning? Does a person’s understanding of what an image means change over time? These are questions that psychologists have explored for over a century.

The psychologist Piaget coined the term schema in 1923 —

According to Piaget, children are born with a very basic mental structure (genetically inherited and evolved) on…

Jaclyn Touchstone

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