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Are you restricted to using an angled corner? If not, a box would be much more simple & sleek. Otherwise if you are stuck using the angled corner, aligning to the top right rather then center is probably your best bet!
One option you may try is to make the dark area variable, depending from the number of digits. This way the dark area will also work as a visual cue, indicating the magnitude of the number.
Scaling of text according to the size of the sample, on comparable images, more often than not results badly. Lets try to work around that. Small numbers (as in single digit numbers) might look too isolated and unaesthetic when appearing on a bigger canvas. This can be avoided to an extent by making the ten's place hold a value by default (0 in our ...
You could take a page out of desktop ergonomics and go for a split keyboard. It looks like iOS has beat you to this concept for touch screens, at least for the iPad. If you're lucky though, they won't sue you. If you're very lucky, they haven't even patented it.
To quickly answer your question, I think this is an Occam's Razor scenario, where the correct solution is usually the simplest one. Instead of creating complicated usability layouts and absolute positioning, simply provide a position relative to a known point in space, like the front door, checkout counters, whatever. See mockup below: This way, just a ...
I think some of the confusion may arise out of the fact that, as it is currently designed, each "shelf" is represented as a single unit. In the view above, the entire "shelf" is active, though one side is actually inaccessible to the user in their current location. Perhaps if you somehow divided each shelf into two parts, and only showed the part facing the ...
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