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I've been stuck on a presentable design solution for some time now. I'm trying to simplify the UI so the user can see the ratings/score for all (Affordability, Scenery and Safety) for a specific location but also understand that this element is a button and will open a overlay with more information about that rating category.

The issues I'm encountering so far are:

  • Rating with no text: Less apparent of the specific rating type
  • Rating with no button background/border: Less apparent it's interactable

Are there any standard ways of showing this or does anyone have a design in mind that may work for this scenario? Anything suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Figma File: https://www.figma.com/file/gBb0WUjOP900EWqVOSWBJg/App-Ratings-Decision?type=design&node-id=10-970&mode=design&t=IXMlpKKSsITlYsr5-0

(Shows a couple of my ideas, however I'm not convinced by them)

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  • Please add some images of the design instead of a link to Figma.
    – jazZRo
    Dec 21, 2023 at 13:17

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Firstly for a rating I would recommend using an integer or a float number instead of a line mainly because it would be more convenient for the user to compare it to other locations. An example is down below.

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Next, to indicate to user that it is actually a CTA and not just plain diagrams I would use a rectangle just like you did.

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One more note: I'd either change the icons to be more representable to the CTA's as right now they are very subjective or even get rid of them.

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Another option would be to use an accordion list, example down below. enter image description here

Also I'd like to mention a few reasons why I believe the second example you've shown isn't UX friendly:

  • it's recommended to use icons with text, not only icons. There are a few exceptions, for example if the meaning behind icon is universally recognized, in your case not a single icon is universal and that's why a text should be provided;
  • A line doesn't look like it belongs to the rating button.

Keep in mind that colors and font that you are currently using doesn't pass WCAG. I would recommend you choosing colors that has a better contrast.

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    This is very informative, I'll take these suggestions forward, thankyou.
    – Lewis
    Dec 21, 2023 at 14:14

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