Re: Red SAVE Button

Subject: Re: Red SAVE Button
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 14:52:16 -0400

Red is "stop", "quit", "no"... I would expect "Save" to be either
green else a different active color than red.

Successful branding knows when to let common sense take over.

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Deborah
Hemstreet<dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Question: How would you react to a RED save button (next to a gray
> cancel button).
> The rationale? The red is part of the company's branding and page colors....
> I know what I think, just want to see if others agree.

Bill Swallow

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