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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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Best way to display Multiple menus

I need some opinion on how to display secondary menu on the website, As you can see I already have a sidebar menu which is the main menu, I have to create a new secondary menu for the details page of ...
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Ad placement - In its own column or content wrapped around it?

I'm having to deal with placing ads on a website I'm working on for a client. Is it best practice to always have a dedicated column for the ads and potentially blank space below the ads as you ...
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Real-life UX: What's wrong with our coffee maker?

At Stack Exchange, we have a very expensive espresso machine - professional quality. However, we are having a persistent, companywide problem with its use. It seems that after using the wand to ...
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Eliminating confusion when differentiating between items by color

When choosing colors to display for a list of items (example: Map, Bar or line chart) I have run into the issue of too many colors (13) being used to differentiate between unique items. So my question ...
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The return of skeuomorphism and the importance of physical design in UX [closed]

I read all articles that talk about trends with interest, as my personal philosophy with UX design is not to go with the latest trends but pick the solution that best solves the problem. So it was ...
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People like to read their own names and not others? - UX Design - psychology [closed]

I read somewhere that people secretly hate to read the name(s) of other people/product over and over again. They only like to see their own names. And that is why most people draw tattoos of their ...
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Is there a difference between Experience Design(XD) and UX design

Going through various sources, I am getting that UX designing is a perspective limited to designing services and products as per audience and Experience design holds more artistic temperament for ...
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High-Fidelity Mocks: How many per day/hour/average? [closed]

Fellow UI/UX Designers, Is this an impossible question to answer? How many high-fidelity mocks should your employer expect per hour/day/average etc.? No two mocks are the same, some small features ...
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Need help Displaying an Elimination Chart on a small display (iPhone/Android/etc..)

I'm building an Application for mobile device that needs to display an Elimination Bracket for a tournament (16, 8, 4, 2, 1) I haven't seen any application doing something similar and I'm "jammed" ...
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What do employers except for Web designer job profile? [closed]

Not sure if I am asking this question in the right forum I am a web designer currently searching for a job. I have really good portfolio and work experience and when applying for a job, almost ...
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Are primary red buttons a good option?

It's known that red buttons are mostly used for dangerous actions. This makes sense and it's all great. But then some big companies come and start using them as primary buttons.. And not just any ...
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Setting up notifications with multiple parameters

What would be the best approach in allowing a user to be able to set up bulk notifications for themselves that can have various parameters. The problem is that because the person is setting up ...
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Difference between Notice and Info messages?

I designed a program that is used to send data through the socket. In each program action, I display a message about process state. I'm confused by when to display a Notice message or Info message. ...
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Library of IBM Design charts [closed]

Does anybody know which library IBM uses to create the charts in their design guidelines?
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Things to do everyday to get better at UX (Design Thinking)

I was at a meet up and I was blown away by how quickly the Designer was able to think on the spot. His advice was to practice design thinking every day. He recommended conceptualizing a problem ...
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What is a good way to design a selector menu for different product lines?

How can I create user experience that lets user pick a product group? Currently I have something like this but it strikes me as cumbersome. download bmml source – Wireframes created with ...
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What is the current pixel width standard for a website's content area?

I know that previously it was 960 pixels, but lately I have had clients wanting me to push the envelope further and prompted me to do some research on the matter.
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Better layout for showing 3 tables on a page

There is a dashboard page which is managed by admin for monitoring countries, industries and notifications going to end user. I want to show these 3 tables on single page. I have designed those using ...
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Forms - best way to show comparison between 2 versions (current and previous)

I have a requirement to show the comparison between 2 versions (updated and previous) of a form. The form has too many form fields which are vital and cannot be further reduced or grouped. For ...
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Alternatives for Radio Button?

Both Radio button and Switch button does the same job - Selecting one option at a time. Is there any other way for choosing between the two given options other than Radio/switch buttons? In my case, ...
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Conditional webform: Yes no, if yes extra data

How would you design this? Last tetanus vaccination: [YES][Then they fill in the year] - [NO] Or more something like this: Do you have an example how to design this? Thank you! Demian
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Finding out how users respond to look and feel

If you wanted to put designs in front of users and test how they feel about the visual designs look and feel. What questions could you ask to explore how users feel without being leading?
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How can I visualize that data for a cell is not applicable?

Let's say I have a data table of students: Name | Birthdate | Exit of school | Average Grade ---------------------------------------------------- Alice | 01.02.2010 | 23.10.2017 | 1....
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Intentionally distorted/misaligned graphics? [closed]

Recently, I saw this circulating on social media: I think the image speaks for itself. If it doesn't, the Google image is askewed, and the caret seems to be intentionally off-centered (aligned a bit ...
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Is the flat design out of fashion? [closed]

We are planning on building a software and we had this discussion regarding the design. Someone mentioned that the flat design pattern is out of fashion, but when I asked them what replaced it, there ...
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Where do I place the interface to change default form values, where such interface is restricted to certain users?

I'm designing an interface that will be used to update the default values for Cost/Day for a Quote. That interface to update costs will be used by admins/managers and is secured - aka visible to those ...
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Placement of video chat UI on kids apps

I am curious as to the best placement for a video chat window UI when it comes to children's apps and interactive design. I keep asking to have the window UI placed at the upper middle right and the ...
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What type of pattern is this called?

Recently I've across some website and they were using this pattern. What is this pattern called? PFA image.
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On water fountains, why the blue tap is supposed to be colder than the white one?

Water fountains often propose two taps, one with cold water and one with water at ambient temperature. In my experience the cold one is labeled with a blue color while the ambient one with white color....
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Best way to display parent child relationship in simple hierarchy

I have been given the following screen grab to comment on: I don't think there's an awful lot you can say aside from that the colors are wrong (they imply one is clickable while the other isn't; both ...
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Is there a better suggestion for web design container width?

So we know the majority screen sizes research already, But what are the optimal max-width suggestion for the container in each of screen sizes? I can only find a suggestion report like this, from ...
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Why kids and ladies apparels placed mostly nearer in the shopping mall?

Just try to remember the last time when you visited shopping mall, these two kinds of apparel were put close. Do you know why?
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Choosing the right background color (Contrast issues)

I interesting issue over here. I'm designing a "photo editor" app. I have already choose my primary color. Issue: I'm trying to understand what is the best way to choose "smart" background color ...
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Is it right to place a icon and text together? [duplicate]

I'm working on an admin dashboard design, for some shipping transports. I've designed couple of dashboard before. Everytime i was asked this question. Normally in dashboard design we will place icon ...
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Monitoring Dashboard

I did system monitoring dashboard for on winforms and website. I stucked on 2 points ; 1-) All the controls in the dashboard page are real time data. However In first look, Users doesn't understand ...
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View time range selection on datagrid with limited space

I have a datagrid that shows realtime data. How ever, Users should select to see if they want 'Last 5 minutes' data or 'Real time' Data. I did this using radio buttons, however it doesn't fit and is ...
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Design for ultra search

I would like to give my users another search option. Paid search. The budget is for X searches paid from advance during the registration to the service. That type of search is called VIP search or ...
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Why aren't all headphone connectors on the left?

Most every pair of wired headphones has the cable attached to the left earcup, probably for reasons similar to why most of the microphones are placed on the left. One would expect then that devices ...
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Why are there three (3) default worksheets in MS Office Excel?

As far as I can remember there have been 3 worksheets ("Sheet1", "Sheet2", "Sheet3") by default in any new MS Excel's workbook. What is the reason for that? I'm pretty sure the most popular number of ...
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Lighter color for a secondary same action button?

I have a add button (with a green color) in the main level of my web app. This button also appears in other levels of my app. My CEO asked me if it would be a good idea to change the color to a ...
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Are material flat buttons distinguishable?

Blue colored texts are known to be links everywhere and users know they can click on them. How about Google Material Flat Buttons? In material design, colored text with enough padding is known as a ...
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How to manage large data sets that need to be displayed on a dashboard?

I have to create a new dashboard for a client. It needs to include a table, two pie charts, and combo column chart. There is A LOT of data that needs to be displayed, causing the page to be very tall ...
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How to fit tabular report with > 30 columns fit onto a single print page

Please excuse my English and nay grammatical errors you observe. I am trying to create a report in SSRS, the data-set contains more than 30 columns. The issue is that all columns don't fit onto a ...
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what color besides black and white are, measurably, most easy to see?

a practical example is when deciding what colour to pick for 'section titles' of long bullet-point text (has sub-bullet points also) on onenote, g-docs, and most anywhere so im hoping for a software ...
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Use bad UI till overall redesign or add good UI in small steps?

I started working as a UI/UX Designer for a large company with a big website. Since the developers are busy with developing backend functions, the resources are limited right now. Should I start ...
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Optimizing Directory Path Bar

I'm working on a complex project in insert language here, which involves creating a simple directory viewer, similar to Windows Explorer or Mac Finder, but much more simple. I'm not sure where and ...
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Is UX design with the intent to change user behaviour without their permission or consent ethical?

There are a lot of UX designer being hired in the e-commerce space at the moment, and no doubt many will have experience competing or conflicting interests when it comes to business and sales-driven ...
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How do I design the mobile interface for submitting a new “Conversation title”, which is similar to submitting a Reddit post? [closed]

So, each conversation is basically like a Reddit thread, where people can discuss chat in real time. Right now I just have a basic design with a text box and a button right on the bottom of the ...
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whether card based design will suit for question and answer site?

I have planned to design a quiz website. My quiz will have some major topics, and about some sub topics. I planned to display all quiz questions in single page rather than taking user to different ...
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How to educate new UX designers about design ethics

I saw the latest in a number of books written about the impact of bad design and how it can have tragic consequences in what seems to be a catchy title of "Tragic Design" The book is intended to: ...

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