I'm looking for solutions to display something to replace empty pictures. The website I'm working on aggregates activities, and those activities does have a picture most of the time. The results page is very visual.
But I deal with the problem of activities without with no visual matter at all.
Several solutions here:
- Displaying a colored squared, like Google, it looks great on the results page but not on the activity page
- Put a generic image from a stock photo, but we have tons of activities so it's hardly scalable, and we lose the graphic identity of the activity
- Create several designs related to the activity rubrics like 37signals suggested, but might be a titanic work
Have you ever dealt with this problem? Do you have any ideas?