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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Why most of the microphones are placed on the left of headsets / headphones?

I've noticed that the mayority of the well-known brands (Sennheiser, Logitech, Plantronics, Razer, SteelSeries, Audio-Technica, Phillips, etc) tend to make headsets with the microphone on the left, is ...
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How 'cloud of choices' is called correctly?

I'm working on a react-native app and I want to implement a similar interface, but I can't even find its name. Main task for this element would be to give users a "cloud of choices" where they could ...
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Search button or input field for search in top navbar of website?

i just curious about difference in effectiveness between search button and input field for search in top navbar. Is it better search button or the input field? If you have to choose one of them, ...
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Approach for Designing the Mobile App for an Existing Desktop Optimized Web Application [closed]

We have a web application built and optimized for larger screens (desktops) but now our users are transitioning to mobile devices and so we have decided to have mobile application as well for our ...
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how to design three button if in same page? [duplicate]

I have one page there displaying three different action buttons. As per UX guidelines how to display or style this button and more focus able. If can be three action level : Primary Secondary ...
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Uploader component design [closed]

Good morning guys. This is my first post, so hi everyone =) . I need some help with the design of a uploader angular component, what I'm trying to achieve is create two components in one, a single ...
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The number of primary persona for an application

I have read in User Research that we need to define 1 primary persona for each User Interface. In other words, it is best if each UI aims at satisfying the needs of one of its personas as primary. On ...
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What is this UI component called?

I'm currently doing an app interface, the client is asking me for an specific design but I can't understand what it is, here's the quote: "bike code lock" kind of structure for date time and table ...
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Implementing an insert-update-delete grid in a web application

I'm in the process of rewriting an old desktop application that's used for warehouse management and retail. The warehouse window is meant for importing, returning and modifying imported items. So it's ...
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On a product list page, how far should the items be?

I have the product list page below defined and I'm having trouble figuring out what information should be associated with what. For example: Should the filtering group on the left be closer to the ...
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Differentiate between 4 categories (color problem)

I am wondering if there is someone who can help me to improve my application's user experience. I am developing a mobile e-learning platform which has 4 sections. I was asked to differentiate each ...
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How to show correct vs. incorrect order of elements that the user ordered?

Alright, so in this case, the user takes a quiz and is asked a series of questions. Sometimes the questions can be a "drag into the correct order" kind of question. The issue I'm running into is how ...
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How to design a website for both customers and business?

Situation We've designed a website for a client that caters to their own clients and to businesses. When you arrive on the website it's focussed on their clients but we have a quick link at the ...
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Colors and labels on buttons that reflect state

I recently read the "Should 'Yes, delete it' be read or green" (Should "Yes, delete it" be red, or green?) thread and was impressed with the responses. I'm currently having a very similar ...
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What's the best way to combine an action outside of the UI with an action in the UI?

Working on a picking flow for a warehouse app and I'm having trouble translating the following flow into design Go to space --> Scan space --> Scan product --> Enter # of units picked thinking ...
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Mobile app with tabs a bad idea?

I am trying to draw out what I want to build for a new mobile app, and I've run into a conundrum with tabs. I have four main categories of content, and thought it would be nice to have tabs at the top ...
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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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Symbol for current, ongoing event [closed]

In my app I need to display an icon for an event which is currently ongoing. It's a forecast app for forecasters, where they can issue a forecast in certain time window (event). I'm currently using a ...
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Why rounding odd font sizes to even?

Today I started implementing a design that had some copy text with font size 17px. My fellow web developer told me that we should round that to 18px and more in general that we should not use odd font ...
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Is it crucial for a UX designer to understand the principles and concepts behind Object Oriented Programming?

As a designer and sometimes coder myself, I have been exposed to the idea and principles behind Object Oriented Programming, and having a knowledge in this area definitely helps when it comes to ...
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Why do most smartphones have the charging slot at the bottom?

Most of the modern smartphones have the charging slot at the bottom. Purely from a UX point of view, wouldn't it make more sense to have it at the top instead? I understand in some cases, it wouldn't (...
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How to display a page with only one sentence and a link? [closed]

I have a page with only one sentence and a link after a form submission but I don't know how to display them to look good and still kind of 'appealing' to the user. The sentence is (translated): Data ...
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What is the 8.8 mm R Criterion Curved Design?

Can you exlplain me what is the 8.8 mm R Criterion Curved Design? Apparently it is a criteria used by the UMi Touch phone. Why it uses 8.8 mm curves (what does this even mean? Do they mean that the ...
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What is a smart way to fill up white space on a profile page (audio streaming platform)

I have a pretty simple profile page on my website which already contains some elements: the banner, profile picture, about section, timeline, suggested users panel and some various other little things....

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