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I Want Better Font Size Choices, Google #wtfUX

by Indrani Stangl
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Google should reconsider its Starbucks-esque approach to font size choices.

When I compose a document—any document, in almost any application—I can choose a font size in increments. But Google has decided what sizes are appropriate for me. It’s like the Starbuck’s approach to fonts: Short, Tall, Grande, Venti.

In my opinion, “small” is too small, and so is “normal.” Plus the term “normal” makes me feel shame for my old eyeballs. “Large” is too big, and “Huge” is just completely ridiculous.

Why can’t Google be “normal” and give us more choices?

​wtfUX ​Google!?

Keep these coming. Send them to us via Twitter or Facebook using the hastag #wtfUX or email them to: [email protected] with “#wtfUX” in the subject line. Include as much context as you can, so we get a full understanding of what the f%*k went wrong. Image of pygmy mouse courtesy Shutterstock.

post authorIndrani Stangl

Indrani Stangl, Indrani Stangl is one of the rare Silicon Valley natives who has not flown the coop (yet). She was embedded in the dot.com boom and bomb, and is watching the technological revolution from a front row seat. She works as an administrator at a famous higher education institution, has a private practice as a career coach, and runs a puppy rescue that saves 500 dogs a year from euthanasia. She is otherwise known as the Girl with DesignRage.

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