Questions tagged [design]

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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Is having a light theme necessary?

let me just preface this by saying that this question stems from my lack of knowledge about others' opinions regarding this matter, so the only prior knowledge I have is my own preferences. So, I use ...
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Industrial Design Reviews

When a company releases a new product a lot of people are reviewing them. But their reviews are lack of theoretical information. Only mentioning about color, shape etc. and telling it is looking good ...
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Is the charging port in Apple's Magic mouse a design failure?

I have seen people bashing Apple Computer for the charging port in Magic mouse. The purpose of asking this question is: If this is design failure, Apple being such a huge company and credited for ...
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How should I design this, not sure if it's a container or card

I'm currently in charge of the design system and we have this component which I'm not sure if I can consider it a card, or should I just use the general term 'container'. I tried googling and results ...
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design decision behind buttons

What is the design decision behind the buttons 'Open in app' and 'get started'? In the image below we see two buttons or clickable links one has a boundary and another does not. But what thought ...
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Is it a good practice to change the colors of a brand or logo without changing the logo itself?

We would like to change the colors of our visual identity, brand and logo. However, I don't know if it's a good practice to change colors without changing the logo design itself. I remember several ...
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Creating a design system after initial implementation(s)

I have recently started as a UI/UX designer at a new company, where I am working mainly on a mobile app product but also a website. There was a big visual renovation done by a couple of consultants on ...
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What is this stepped design/component called?

I search for flow builder or sequence but can't seem to find references on google. This is the layout:
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Which option is better for read only mode?

I have an Angular application where I have used mat-form fields (Material components) to build the forms. Here I am having a requirement to implement a read only mode. I hope disabling all mat form ...
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Positioning a small, unique control, next to a very large one

I have a really small UI control that looks strange next to a very large one. This small control is what allows me to select the data to present in the list view. The button on its right, opens a ...
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I need to make a button that will turn activated when pressed, but that cannot be pressed again

Our smart home interface has customizable buttons that activate moods like, morning, night, or away. As of now, if the user presses a mood button it changes color to signal that this mood is now ...
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Mic, Globe and Face icon in iOS UI Kit

In the iOS 14 UI Kit that Apple provides on its website, there are 3 icons but in the SF Symbols app, these 3 icons looks different (image below) Anybody know why?
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What should the beep signal signify in fob design?

Fobs typically emit an audible sound, usually a beep, to indicate they have read the key which was swiped. The fob then unlocks if the key swiped was the correct key. Therefore, logically speaking, ...
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Should my apps UI/UX be as expressive and energizing as our content, or more calming to contrast? [closed]

My app is about food videos. I find food videos to be very stirring and exciting. After looking at a gorgeous meal, I tend to need a moment to regain my cool. Should my UI/UX be as expressive and ...
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How to show a taken picture preview?

In my app I have a form where the user has to fullfill, the most important data is the picture to take in a landscape / tablet view i've just set a view like: CameraPreview | TakenPicturePreview Where ...
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Communicating design to non-designers

How do you communicate design to non-designers? For example, a complex information architecture. Sometimes I get the impression that it is really difficult for non-designers to be able to visualize ...
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What are best practices for registration process?

I'm designing an mobile app. There are 4 input fields that users must fill all to complete the registration. Those are full name, email address, password and username. First, I thought placing all in ...
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Horizontal scroll combined with infinite scrolling page

I'm designing blocks of content that scroll left-to-right on a page that uses infinite scrolling. If the user has scrolled through a section all the way to the right, what should happen when they ...
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How do I design a screen which works for multiple cross devices [duplicate]

nowadays there are too many devices with different height and different aspect ratio, should I make the design for a smaller device and top of that I add a percentage respectively? or there is any ...
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How to conduct a design / UX workshop with an in-house team?

I'm looking for ideas for conducting a quick, valuable design workshop (max a few hours). Only people who are involved in building the related digital product will participate (including me, also part ...
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What is the name of this control that looks like a floating toolbar called?

Google Forms uses a nice context control that looks like a toolbar, but floats towards the selected element (question): It behaves similarly to a context menu (activated when clicking on a certain ...
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Can we create Empathy Map without creating Persona?

I am new to this UX industry. I have a task with a brief to create an Audiobook app experience & to map out and simply describe what will be your end-to-end design process to tackle this problem. ...
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Tradeoffs in buy-in/uptake, retention, usability and engagement when splitting an app in two (or more)

I'm designing an app that, due to its nature, has 3-4 absolutely distinct but interacting role-types. However, importantly, a single person can be tagged with any combination of these roles. One ...
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Accessibility of tables without borders

Does having a data table without cell borders affect accessibility and usability in any way? I can't seem to find an answer online. Having borders definitely increases readability. Can we say it is a ...
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How do you manage creation of a heavy and complex Information Architecture?

Please share your techniques If you have ever been working on a design or redesign of a bigger website or an app that has a complex Information Architecture. While drafting it all manually (and ...
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Icon library for UI Design [closed]

I am starting the UI design for a large scale project for which I need a good library of icons. Looking for suggestions on good icon packs (free/paid)
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Aligning the UX and UI methods with the Design Thinking Process, can you categorise them?

The Design Thinking Process consists of Empathy, Define, Design, Prototype, and Test. While the last two phases are straight-forward, i.e Test might include usability testing, A/B Testing, etc. and ...
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How to get started with designing a user interface: build components or pages?

It seems a UI designer starts by making a bunch of components a developer can put together like a jigsaw to create pages. Once the components have all been designed, the UI designer can move on to a ...
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UI pattern for adding option to a tree select box

I'm wondering if anybody has seen or knows of a good UI pattern for creating options for a select box with a tree-like structure. This is the library I'm planning to use to display the actual ...
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What to do when people in your team say “I have no feedback” in a design critique session

I started doing design critiques with my team of developers (I am the only designer within my team) to get feedback from them as early as possible and all along the process. I am really trying to ...
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What is the best way to represent editable options that change the viewport?

I am trying to figure out how what the best approach UI/UX wise is for the behavior I desire. I have a dashboard with a sidebar on the left, and all of the behavior I am describing happens on one page,...
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Is making something "printer-friendly" skeuomorphic design?

Is there a significant need for printer-friendly design? Creating a digital report that looks like a paper report and can print out in that format, isnt that skeuomorphic design thinking?
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Design System rules

I would like to get your input and experiences with styleguides. Some of the designers I work with insist that the design system should have rules to be followed to the T. Some sample rules are: A ...
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Completely rounded vs Rounded rectangle buttons

I was curious to know why at some places completely rounded buttons are used and other places of the same application there are rounded rectangle buttons? As far as I could understand, small Rounded-...
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Dashboard with variable size section

I'm designing a dashboard, with various graphs and data tables, that has a section showing the relevant users. My initial design was to have a card design for each user and it looks fine if there are ...
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Is there any limitations on the no.of colors to be used in the page?

Is there any limitation on color usage in the case of a dashboard? Is there any standard pattern followed by any SaaS/B2B companies?
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Multilingual sign boards for public and private structures in USA

As there are many languages spoken in the USA, do you recommend to have multilingual sign boards created for parks, zoos, museums, restaurants, stores, libraries, offices etc? Multilingual sign boards ...
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Is it right to use horizontal scroll to show information related to the same content in details page

I have a Mobile app for recipes, the user can click on recipe to see its details, in details page we have image, title, tags, ingredients, and steps for preparation. So my question is, is it right to ...
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Is it right to use a float numbers instead of text in design

We have a design that indicate the user about the measurement of food ingredients For example: 1.5 cup 0.5 cup Is it right to use it as above or replace it with 1 cup and half A half of cup
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Which screen resolution (Largest or smallest) is best for developer hand-offs?

I am currently designing a web app to cater for the following screen resolutions: 1920 x 1080 1600 x 864 1366 x 768 I'm wondering: Which is the default/primary resolution I should design in for ...
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Best way to mark a filter as active

I'm struggling to find the best way to mark a filter as active in a multi-filter customize option panel. Here is a screenshot of the current UI. Filters are the most right column. I'm already using ...
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Ways to improve readability of recipe ingredients?

I am building a recipe website and I'm trying to improve the readability and scannability of the ingredient lists. I've tried a bunch of different options but I'm not sure what is best. Here are some ...
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What is this area called in UI/UX?

My web designer has made a new design for the listing page. I'm going to ask him to do a few changes but I'm wondering what is the area in the red box called in UI/UX? What should I call it when ...
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How to handle long text that should be also searchable

I have this row, where the content highlighted in red is searchable. I expect it always to be visible, but we have some corner cases where this content can be quite long and hidden behind ellipsis (...
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Ways to Indicate Clickability AND also going to a new process/screen?

I'm currently trying to design this UI to indicate clickability. Currently, once the user unlocks a section, the lock icon changes and turns gold. Then, if the user clicks on either the symbol or text,...
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What is system-centered design?

I can't understand the idea or concept of system-centered design. I have researched the topic but it mostly directs me to user-centered design. What is system-centered design?
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Showing edit mode for messages

I'm working on a desktop UI that has a notes section which allows the user to submit notes and edit them afterwards. When I go into edit mode, the "save" button shows up, and I worry that it competes ...
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How can I improve the UI/UX of this form?

I have the following form on a website I'm building. I've tried a few different approaches/designs but I can't seem to find anything clean that fits. This is a pretty high res screenshot - in reality ...
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I have 2 sets of button, how can I arrange them for best user experience?

I have 2 sets of buttons on a pop-up box of a website. Set 1 consists of multiple options the user can choose from, i.e. option 1, option 2, etc. Another one is "Back" "Next" "Start over". What will ...
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How do I make a large table from desktop/web look good on mobile?

I am interested in what the best practice is to pack a table from web (desktop size) to mobile. I got the table done on desktop, but need to pack it on mobile. I understand that something should be ...

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