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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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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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Seamless Iphone app promo squarespace [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knew how to make a seamless look to an iPhone promotional app on Squarespace. For example https://www.snowball.money/ For example
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How to deal with many subpages in an Android app?

I'm currently developing an Android app which has already plenty of pages in its navigation, so I don't want to add much more to it. Now I have a page, let's call it marketplace. The marketplace had ...
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Sketch Cloud issues? [closed]

Anyone else having a problem using Sketch Cloud? So, we use sketch cloud, prototyping, and upload to sketch cloud.. However, the upload to cloud seems to take aggeessss... and also, we have noticed ...
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Dependencies of Design System on the framework used, to build/create a web app

Are there any dependencies of Design System on the framework used, to build/create a web app? If so please name give highlights of them.
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Action Sheets then Alert Box Delete Confirmation Issue (iOS)

This is regarding the user experience issue in iOS, iPhone. User comes to the first screen, which is the action sheet with a more button on a previous page. There is only one option which is delete ...
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Are design frameworks, design guidelines and design languages essential for UX design work? If not, what is used instead?

A development framework such as Bootstrap and Foundation provides the set of guidelines, tools and components for building interfaces that can be standardized, maintained and extended. In the same ...
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conceptual, semantic, syntactic, and lexical levels

In relation to symbols or icons, the conceptual level is defined as the mental model of the viewer; semantic level is the meaning it conveys; syntactic level is attributed to its aesthetic quality or ...
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Alternatives to MDI layout?

As WPF has no built-in MDI support I was looking around for alternatives for a rather large graphical work oriented application. The application will have a lot of different widgets, and for a lot of ...
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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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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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Is it always bad to force users to click to show them your products?

Let me explain. Suppose you have a a lot of products (they might be physical goodies or not - like courses). Here you have some options to display your products: You can create a very long list in ...
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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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Usability testing of design system components and patterns

This is my first post here, and what I am searching for has not been found yet, so I must be very innovative (jokes aside). I have gotten a mission at my current company from the C-level to test ...
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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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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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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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Rationale behind off-center trackpads?

Many laptops come with an off-center trackpad as seen below: What's the rationale behind this design? Has any research been done into what end-users prefer? As my personal and very subjective opinion,...
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User interface of car's entertainment systems / GPS

Being a muscle car fan, I have almost always driven older cars; I have never really paid attention to the entertainment systems when sitting in the newer ones, etc. Recently, I'm driving a new rental ...
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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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UI Approach to Question/Reply Table

I got Project of One table which needs to be designed as per latest Design Standards, Old Table has a data of Question, Question's date & time, Reply and Reply Date & Time, UX perspective this ...
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Best way to indicate more items in the list

I have a list of "labels" of certain categories. Currently, only top 3 labels are displayed in the category (see picture attached). Each of the purple circles is a category that it displayed in its ...
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Dark Nav Background on Homepage and Invert on Subpages?

from a design or UI/UX perspective: I have a homepage, the header is dark and so is the navigation bar. Background of the nav is a dark color; logo and text is white. On sub pages, the Nav is ...
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How should I work in order to land a good internship or a good job in the big companies? [closed]

I want tips from experts and people working in this field already. I wish to continue my career in UI/UX and would like to know what steps to take in order to land an internship or even a job in a ...
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Is it OK to let the user use colored tags to associate data sets or keywords

I am debating with my boss regarding tags should be coloured or not. I feel that colouring tags will just work as fun for the user. A user won't remember what colour he has assigned to a particular ...
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Best way to present and document long screens

Currently I am using tools like Word, Powerpoint and Keynote to present concepts and specs to stakeholders. What is the best – or optimal – way to present and document long screens for stakeholders? ...
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Are there guidelines or best practices for notifications or prompts for how to use your app?

I have even seen this in high-end professional 3d applications, where they will always show you messages, notifications, or prompts for how to perform the most basic tasks such as selecting things, ...
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How can toilet trash bins be designed such that users don't throw toilet paper into those bin?

There's an office building with regular water flush toilets. There's a trash bin next to each toilet seat so that if users have any garbage they would not flush it into the toilet because the toilet ...
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Own design feels awesome, dull over time

I was working on a mobile app design, at the beginning when designing app it looks awesome, but over time it became dull without changing anything significant (same colors, same fonts, same dimensions)...
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What is the name for component of menu board in front of home slider app

What's the name / the called for the component of menus board in front of home slider app. Usually it's contains of several feature services/action of the app. I mark with red frame on this image ...
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What do we call this element?

What should I call this element? Popup? Dialog? Modal?
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Is a higher priority a smaller number?

If I tell you drinking coffee is "priority one" for me; I am reasonably sure you will assume that is it very important for me to drink coffee. But is it logical to think of a low number as a high ...
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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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Create a 'detective board' for a web application

I would like to create a map of the web application that we are building at the company that I work at. I'd like to stress that it HAS to be physical, so not created digitally. I feel that paper, ...
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Designing mobile apps and handing them over to development in a way that's responsive to all screen sizes?

I design stuff in Figma, for an iPhone 8, based on pixels. But we need to find a way to implement it in Flutter in a way that the design fits all the other screen sizes. One way we figured out so far ...
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Requesting break down data for an amount or number

I am developing a page that allows managers to select teams and individuals needed for a project. When selecting a team, each employee within that team is shown with their known skills. Once an ...
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How can we inform the columns of a table can be made wider?

After using Query SO couldn't stop but to notice how hard it is to understand we can change the width of columns. How can we inform the user that the columns can be made wider?
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How to visualize data with extreme value differences?

I am working on some routines for a client application to visualize data in a 3d bar chart style. The data consists mostly of smaller values with only a few large values. For example: 6,942,535,341 ...
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How to identify the concepts of lexical, syntactic and semantic level?

I'm trying to identify the lexical, syntactic and semantic concepts on this screen of the Waze application, but I don't know if I really understood these concepts. Are buttons considered as lexical ...
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UI design: Selecting pre-filled max value or a part of it

I have pre-filled available displayed in tables data such as: 1 [80.00] [Input design here: Select whole row (default) or part of part of 80.90] 2 [4.65] [Input design here: Select whole ...
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What are the overarching strategies or artefacts for improving UX of products

Not sure exactly how to phrase this question, but what would you consider overarching strategies or artefacts for improving UX of products in the long term. These would be maintained within team and ...
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Why are AC adapters (wall warts) designed to block adjacent AC outlets?

The AC adapters for a lot of equipment seem to be specifically designed to block the AC outlets around it (this is in the US). Is this a safety feature to minimize the power to that outlet or just ...
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Help with a second menu - Admin Page [closed]

I'm doing this second menu for a web site, but they told me is too much " old style" and they don't like the disposition of icon... Any suggest for me please? Thank you The second menu is only in ...
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How to improve Failing Design Systems [closed]

I want to know the reasons why design systems fail and want to know how they can be made to work in case if they have already been failed.
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UX vs Product Design, what's the difference?

I've notice that more and more people who used to call themselves UX Designers are now calling themselves Product Designers. I have a rough feel for the differences but I'm struggling to find any good ...
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Displaying large amounts of content on a page that we know people dont read

Due to compliance requirements I have to display essentially two large a4 sized pieces of copy within a single page on an already large web-form journey. I've collected data on the current page and I ...
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Where's the risk on gradual enhancements vs redesigning the whole app?

I'm working on a legacy software built on Java 6, the design is old and the components look like they're from Windows 98. We're introducing a new big feature and one of the requirements is to design ...

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