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Do Icons Need Labels? →
As a UX practitioner I constantly find myself in a position where I need to demonstrate a UX concept to a client, colleague, or friend in a way that instantly resonates, ideally on an emotional level but most importantly, on a “Ah! I get it and I can’t really argue with you” level.
A recurring point of contention is the importance of accompanying an icon with a label.
They argue that users are familiar with the icon. They see it all the time and therefore the meaning is ingrained in their memory forever more.
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