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Against colours Colours may reduce user performance A research that was done on an interface very similar to yours (with 3 button) was looking into both positions and colours. The results showed that the highest performance was achieved when none of the buttons had a colour. Eye tracking maps revealed that coloured buttons resulted in: Higher fixation ...


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Use semantics to guide visual design Each button has a different function/meaning, but the functions are differently related to each other. The Post it and Save draft buttons are semantically related because saving a draft is an interim step to posting it. On the other hand, Cancel is the semantic opposite of Post it, because it abandons the form ...


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Building on other answers, the combination of color, contrast, and shape can contribute to a more intuitive interface. Something like the below options: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups Where the first set has the draft button a lighter tone of the primary action (happy path, non-destructive) or the second and ...


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First you need to answer the question: you need all 3 buttons instead of 2 or 1? can you use different methods of contrast? why you need different colors for all buttons? For contrast you can use not only color, but font size, font style, distance, button decoration. One example is the buttons of stackexchange when you make a post, save edits, etc.


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In U.S. English a "bagger" is the person who bags your groceries at the store. According to Google, other options are either a type of motorcycle, or construction equipment like a dredger or backhoe. Assuming you mean something like this: ...the answer is that they are not all yellow. In Japan, they're often gray & purple. Some are green, or ...


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Effective design is more important that exciting design If this is a system you want users to feel comfortable learning and using frequently, your primary goal should be to provide an interface (including a set of colors) that allows users to manipulate their cloud files as quickly and effectively as possible. Once that goal has been accomplished, you can ...


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Don't create over simplicity that user can't find files easily (in your case) or can't differentiate different areas of your app.... Grouping similar items in grey boxes or showing active area of interaction with different background color is commonly used in APP UI Design Like in your example, i can only see two file types blue and purple, but what about ...


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Differentiation is critical You don’t need “bright” colors to do it. In your example, the blue is nice and bright, but the view overall feels terribly monotonous and dull. It’s heading in the right direction with file type icons, but the impact is deadened because they’re all bounded by the same square of color (all but one). ...



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