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Try Recommending instead of showing equal choices. The paradox of choice is a funny thing. You can give someone so many options that they no longer have any options at all. There are plenty of psychological studies that show how paralyzing too many choices can be. Presenting tons of options can be a barrier to entry. In order to combat such analysis ...
I agree with your opinion that the current design is clunky. Unless you're trying to be really innovative, and your users are open to the discovery process, it's generally not good practice to design an interface that people have to learn how to use. There are some really common design patterns that accomplish exactly what you're trying to do, minus the ...
If I got you right, what you are looking for is an Identicon. It is similar to the text based representation you mentioned, and it's widely used on the web (take Stack Exchange for example). Here is an example:
Seems like it is not easy to get an answer to this question, but I think it has to do with the way it is being asked. Instead I'll provide some general guidelines that will help you to work out a solution. In infographic design, there are a few key points that you need to work in with general visual design principles: Be faithful to the original ...
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