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Design is a plan for making an object. Anything that will ever be built usually has a design up front before production of the object. A design can be a wire frame, a prototype, a schema, an image or a drawing.

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UX Registration unhappy path

Running through an issue with unhappy customers not completing registration needed for payment to be processed. We badge the nav bar for the user to notice that actions are needed to complete the ...
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How similar should the same app be across different platforms? [duplicate]

How similar should an application be across different platforms (iOS and Android) in case of a) visual design and b) interaction design (patterns on how to achieve a certain outcome). I am not quite ...
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Looking for a good analogy! [closed]

I've recently been finding analogies quite helpful when explaining something to clients. Something I'm explaining on a regular basis is that causing users to stop and pause to think about something ...
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Could someone recommend me methodologies to be a better UX designer? [closed]

I've been working as a UX designer for a couple of years. I've been improving my skills doing courses in websites like IDF (Interaction design foundation).Also , daily I research about better ...
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How best to display a rankable list with a heading and submit button?

I'm designing an app where users can vote on a list of choices by ranking them in order. The voting screen needs to have: The title of the vote The list of choices a button to submit the user's ...
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Website progress tracker [duplicate]

I’m working on an application that has multiple tasks that need to be completed in sequence (e.g. think placing your order with amazon). We have a progress bar at the top of the web page which shows ...
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Conceptual Model of Contactless Cards

Contactless card is a card for limited value transactions that one doesn't need to add a PIN on a POS, just tap on it, that's why they are also known as "tap-and-go" cards. (More info) On my research,...
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Form in menu ux design query

So I have a use case where we have a button that is to trigger the "reassign" flow this obviously needs a list of people to reassign to (1 or many) I have a multiselect typeahead creating the list. ...
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What is the best practice for integrating legacy design patterns when there is a conflict?

Based on a previous question that suggests many applications that are developed without necessarily a thorough analysis of the different design patterns and systems that might be in conflict, or have ...
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Design language system

I hope this is relevant to UX as most articles about DLS`s are written by UX designers. I read many articles about it but couldn`t find any mentions about: Who is responsible with creating a DLS ( ...
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Floating Or Flat Mockup?

While Designing a mockup for an App or a concept, I find it difficult to choose between Flat Mockup and Floating Mockup. I'm interested to know why Floating Mockup gives a more 3-dimensional look and ...
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How is design debt measured or calculated?

I think designers can probably relate to 'design debt' in the same way that developers relate to 'tech debt', and there are even examples of UX debt which is probably some combination of the cost ...
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Affordance in Human-Human Interaction

"The word "affordance" was originally invented by the perceptual psychologist J. J. Gibson (1977, 1979) to refer to the actionable properties between the world and an actor (a person or animal)." ...
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Design graphical user interface

I'm about to design a GUI for creating/editing a filter. A filter can have one of the following types: Text Object name Object type Object attribute The following is a draft of a possible design: ...
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How to adapt UX design approach/process for short timeframe projects (e.g. hackathons)

So I was picked today as a participant for a 24 hour hackathon, I tried to read couple of articles on how to get ready, some of them offered some quality insights but most of them were just about how ...
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What are the best practices for long heavy-content pages like articles and case studies?

Title pretty much says it all. I'm interested to know what are the best practices to make sure the user won't get lost in the gigantic volume of information. There are some basic ideas like a summary ...
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What are components more important in a Login interface - System?

I made a system web for administration information and my customer solicit me a interface elegant and professional and like he is a people older and he doest not knows a lot about how to workings ...
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Data layout for a contract

I have visualised a contract. And previously there were less data, so it was like this: It was pretty nice, but then we added some more data, and my boss said to regroup it logically (left and right),...
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User interface design comparison test

I need to elicit quantifiable responses to two designs. One is the live design, the other is a prototype, so I cannot evaluate directly via usability or ease of use. It has to be via Q and A. Anyone ...
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What additional processes and skills are involved in “Human Experience Design”?

It seems that the nature progression of the scope that is being covered by the HCI/UX design discipline has extended to "Human Experience Design", which appears to be encompassing not just experiences ...
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Usage of sliders for non-commercial use

So I know that sliders are bad and there's a thing called banner blindness and read couple of studies saying that people don't interact with them at all. However I'm working on an "About Us" page ...
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Is there an argument for using smaller container widths as apposed to the standard 1170px?

From my experience in building websites, it's common practice for developers and designers to build websites with a fixed container width of 1170px. I believe this is because the standard screen size ...
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Apply filters immediately or after confirming with a button? [duplicate]

What is the proper way to filter data in an application? The example displays a case where the filter shows the population for the selected city. Automatically filter data when selection ...
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Can a fresher look at Design Thinking program? [closed]

My son completed his engineering graduation. I am exploring a career around design or UX. Can I suggest him Design Thinking program for him or UX ? I need guidance?
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Best alternative to on click menus in product design

Current situation I am currently working on a product where the users can modify text, image, logo and shape elements by clicking on them. On click, a small menu opens that allows the user to view ...
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Material - List item with main and secondary expand action

I am having some trouble deciding on where to place two actions in one list item. This is how the list item looks like. So this design is V2, and in previous version the item only had one function ...
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What does a good brief look like for a designer using a design thinking approach?

The design thinking double diamond starts with "Rip the brief" and then goes onto researching the customer problem followed by defining the design challenge. This implies that there is a brief but ...
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Allowing users to select all items except few

I have a list of country names (eg below) I want the user to be able to either select a few countries or, select all countries except a few. Now, this can be done using a select all button by ...
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Any alternative for dual listbox control? [closed]

Is there any alternatives or other approaches - from UI perspective - for dual listbox element? In general I'm used to apply the Dual Listbox (as described in the example). The Dual Listbox should ...
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Document space between components for designers

How are spacial relations between components documented by the big design systems? They only seem to explain how the components look and behave in isolation, not in relation to each other. For ...
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Notification Priority Levels

I want to notify users and am wondering which option to choose. The first option shows an icon with a flag indicating that there are notifications. For example: The second one shows popups like in ...
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Visualizing large tabular data

I'm trying to find the best way to visualise the following tabular data. Problem: There are several channels and each channel has two platforms. The value of the channel's platform could range ...
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How should I represent a tree structure?

Context I have data from a source that has categories and sub categories and in some cases, even sub-sub categories. Requirements The actions that can be performed on the tree elements are - ...
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Designing a data editor and mapper

I've been trying to figure out the best way to design a data mapping and editing tool. The problem is as follows: I have data from multiple sources that don't follow the same naming convention. For ...
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Multi-product design team organisation and process… how?

Working on an organisation puzzle on how best to organise a team of designers to maximise consistent ways of working and collaboration. There is a team of six UX and UI designers. Each designer has ...
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Displaying acronyms

I'm working on a website for a student society. The society has been established for a good number of years now, and in its humble beginnings it was known by an acronym. For the purpose of this ...
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Colloquial writing style in UI messages

Nowaday I often see a colloquial or even flippant writing style in UI messages. For instance MS Excel 2016 writes "We finished $task", "Spelling finished. Let's go ahead!" (Translated from German "...
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Graph to Represent How Influences Impact Fixed Related Factors in a Measure

What is the best way to represent the following formula as a graph? Overall Score = 70% × [ 50% × Sub-factor A + 20% × Sub-factor B + 5% × Sub-factor C + ...
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How to represent a non-mandatory option on a login screen

Does the below login form convey that users can log into a default product or that they can specify it manually? Username and password field have placeholders and no default values. However, the ...
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Designing for IOS and Android

I am not sure if this is the right stackexchange site to ask this question. The company that I work for gives us only IOS designs (buildt totally using IOS components. No material design whatsoever). ...
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Design was made to look perfect at full and fixed width, how to deal with it on wider screens?

A website design has been provided to me which I should turn into a HTML page. But here is the catch: It was made to only look good when taking full width (it has a slideshow, and also a horizontal ...
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where to use secondary color in web design while applying 60-30-10 rule [closed]

I have searched a lot but not getting the idea of using secondary color as per 60-30-10 rule in web design... Where to use secondary color in website???
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Behaviour Enhancement

I am currently working on a project which evolves around positive behaviour enforcement. The idea of the project is for the user to distribute different sensorsystems in his appartment (Soil-Humidity, ...
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Environmental factors in mobile device design

Are there any existing research on what types of environmental factors impact on mobile device design that gives some strategies or information on how to make design decisions based on mobile device ...
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Is there anything better than Tree structure, in the case of thousands of nested data? [closed]

What will be the best interaction, instead of a tree structure? Suppose you have thousands of files and folders in a tree? For example, Folder 1 has 100 files in it, folder 2 has 500 files in it. ...
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How to visualize text only content?

Are there proven methods or best practices how to visualize text only content? Platform is primary mobile (Android) and secondary responsive web. Problem is that we cannot affect to the content and ...
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Consecutive dropdown or Progress tracker?

Hi there StackExchange! I am working on designing an analytics portal for an online flyer company. We have multiple client companies, each client company has multiple flyer series, each series has ...
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Drag and drop list alternatives for mid-age users

I wonder what kind of list ordering will be easier to use for 50+(age) users if there will be lists of 10-15 items. Also it is going to be used on touch devices too. The idea is to arrange the ...
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Multiple forms on one page

I am developing a website using angular material. A component of angular material is dialog boxes. One my pages makes use of this, as it asks the user about some 'returns' a client has made (Context ...
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How long should a toast message with 'undo' appear?

In our application, the user can make small changes, such as deleting a chart from a report. When they delete an item, a toast notification appears to say "Chart 2 was deleted successfully. Undo?" ...