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well, roundness of buttons comes from the Contour Bias concept: Contour Bias is a well-studied theory that shows that humans prefer rounded objects and choices over angled ones. The more angled, the more that human brains reacted with activity in the brain associated with fear and flight. in theory, your 50% rounded button should work better, and ...


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Maintain grid alignment For complex flows and hierarchies, grid alignment is crucial for calming the complexity and providing a sense of order to the user. If you get the grid layout correct, you can de-emphasize the arrows because the user really only has to look at the arrows once to understand how to navigate the flow (so you don't have to make them ...


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Why not have arrows that explicitly point the the next circle in the sequence even when it's on the next line: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups But, FWIW, I don't think a vertical array of things implies the top element is more important, just that it's first in the sequence. Circles and arrows could be used to ...


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There have been several studies to the effectiveness of carousels. The effectiveness differs slightly per type of website, but the click-through-rate is horribly low on all accounts. Some as low as 1%. So chances are big visitors will miss information. And like Poyi said, carousel also have the nasty habit of changing content while visitors are reading. ...


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I have never designed with something like a television in mind, so you bring up a great question. For instance, is there any kind of standardization among TV sets for displaying pixels? Even if it expands beyond 1920x1080 in pixels, does it display websites at that resolution or do handle things at 2x (or even 3x, 4x, etc.)? I would expect that even with ...


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Why zoom can be important My parents are in their 70s and are sophisticated users for their age (mom plays video games!). They have large mobile phones (mom has an iPhone 6 plus and dad has a Galaxy Note phablet). Even then, they often need to zoom in to sites to read text or examine details. Now, as a designer I'm faced with a choice. I could use ...



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