Take a look at this square: To me it seems that the square is taller than that it's wide. Yet both axes measure 400 pixels. What is causing this optical illusion? UPDATE 10 March 2014: A lot of ...
I'm a UX newbie and I'm trying to design a page of image thumbnails. I came up with this: The trouble is that this layout gives rise to an effect called the Hermann Grid illusion. When looking at ...
My web designer tells me that in a web page, the empty margins or padding should always be multiples of a standard. For example 6 px, 12px, 18px. This should produce nicely balanced lay-outs. I would ...
This is a call for inspiration, as I don't seem to find any beautiful web-based UI that deals with complex actions and visualizations out there on the web. I'm designing a (web-based) digital ...