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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Should we change LOGO or NAME of web app? [closed]

In general : Some time colour scheme and/or icon of your logo doesn't match with template you have. To make app better in looks your both elements must be good.But sometimes page design and logo/...
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Country flag, for “entire world” [closed]

I was wondering if there was a "country flag", for the entire world. (Even if you couldn't user it, for "space wars"). Thanks.. NOTE: I was thinking, of a flag, with a single color: all black.
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Design considerations for Macular degeneration

So I was doing some research around the different kinds of conditions people face and what designers can do to ensure accessibility for them. I found some really good material at WebAIM.org. This ...
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Designing warning/confirmation dialogue box

Currently working on a design which will prompt a dialogue box with confirmation message. Just some background on the design, when user attempt to add or delete data from a grid, a dialogue box will ...
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How does one identify up-and-coming web trends? [closed]

What do you foresee will be the major trends in web site design of 2017? In the past few years we've seen a huge growth in fixed headers, parallax, and other "chrome" elements. How do you identify big ...
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Simultaneous task -Design Advice

I have to design the workflow where a user sets up multiple tasks that will run automatically. Those tasks have two possibilities: They do something simultaneously - Task 1 and Task 2 run at the ...
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Displaying complicated parent/child relation

I have four lists, they are claims, deviations, tasks and costs A claim can have deviations and tasks as children A deviation can be, but does not have to be, a child of a claim A deviation can have ...
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Color and Text Sizes Suggestions [closed]

This is my first time on this website and I wanted to get some suggestions for my portfolio website. I just bought the domain so I'm using my IP Address. Here is my website (click me) My website is ...
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Best way to display a list of information for an object such as a recipe in an Android App?

Currently, I have this: However, it doesn't seem like a proper way to display it (I censored two lines to hide the main idea of my application). What would be a proper way to display it?
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What title should the page with tabs have?

There is the Events page, which has two tabs - My events and Shared events. The My events tab is opened by default. The question is, what title should be displayed on the page? Page title should be ...
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Is including multiple data types in a field an anti-pattern?

On Venmo's web app, you create a transaction by selecting a recipient and then filling out a field that includes a dollar amount and a description: Both the dollar amount and the description are ...
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Appropriate use of and child-proof alternatives to screwed-down battery covers

On lots of electronic devices with replaceable batteries, the battery cover is secured by a screw. I understand that it may be necessary to protect against child access to the battery bay, but using ...
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Is it possible to make a game design, where I can respect the user's intellect?

Long story short I am making a game, and I feel my game is too straightforward in making the user feel stupid (i.e : tutorial press button ... to move, etc). How can I make it feel more subtle, or ...
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how to display hierarchy in search bar

So we have an internal form creating tool and the names of data here are very repetitive. We decided to bring in a search bar and show the data along with the hierarchy( basically the path of the file)...
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How do you make blank space more appealing? [closed]

I'm creating an app which is intentionally basic as it will ultimately be used by toddlers. However, because of this there's quite a lot of blank space and even more so on larger screens. Is there a ...
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Do negative words impact UX?

I'm interested to know if using negative words impacts the UX. Let's say you have a headline for your website. Should you consider "We can help you" instead of "We solve problems" because the word "...
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How to display comparison of 2 products with similarities

I am in the following situation. Requirements: A web-based functional configuration-tool for 2 of our systems shall be created, whereas the financial advantage of System A over System B should ...
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Tabs in tabs. Is this okay and if not how do I fix it?

I'm designing an app that handles the majority of the math and bookkeeping for a tabletop RPG that my friends are designing. The "character sheet" is fairly extensive and we REALLY wanted to avoid ...
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Early UI design [closed]

This is an application for in house use Features over flash Used to have a structure UI pages for building up the search. Users told us they would rather have a WestLaw natural language syntax. ...
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Why IRCTC doesn't allow to check availability without login?

Why would webapp like irctc.co.in not allow to check train seat availability without login. As per my thinking it should atleast let people check seat availability without login and ask for ...
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Spellcheck on Website - multiple fields

I have a site with a page that contains multiple editable fields with html values. User can click in them and edit the text inside them. Note that the fields are present in a grid with PAGER. For ...
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How to 'pretty up' an ugly piece of industrial design for electronics

Allow me to apologize in advance if this question is too far out for the UX site. Here is a generic box for electronics: As you can tell, this won't be winning any industrial design awards. However, ...
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Alternative to tabs in long list?

I've been asked to build a page that lists 6 features. - 2 of these features are bundled : basic + premium (they are managed on separate Apps) - 4 features can be purchased separately. - All features ...
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What do you deliver for a website's UI?

What exactly do you have to deliver if you took on the task of creating a website's UI but without implementation? Do you deliver a psd file with the design?
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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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What is a good way to display initials of multiple persons in Profile picture

We have a display picture, where we show the initials of a user if his picture is not present. Example, John Doe will see JD enclosed in a circle. There are profiles where we have multiple users in a ...
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How to make people understand that a flat button is to be tapped/clicked

Have this tiles in the mobile version of a website I am designing. In the web version, the mouse hover would reveal a brief description, but how do I make the tile look clickable/tap-able to a user. ...
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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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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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Should ordering of elements in a bottom navigation change when the language is right to left?

I'm designing an application for android and it needs a bottom navigation bar. The application is for Iranian users and so the language is Persian which is right to left. The question is how should be ...
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UX design of a dropdown menu trigger for responsive sub-apps

I am buiding a web app called Hero Panel (heropanel.com). It consists on a panel with different productivity tools. These tools work as separate apps, each have its on functionalities and they are ...
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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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UX Presentation [closed]

The CEO has asked me to give him a small UX presentation on my thought process and what is that I'm planning to change with respect to the old application. For your information, the old existing ...
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Visualization of proportions/ratio over time

I am looking for a smart way to visualize proportions, or ratio, over time in a chart. Since the relation between the variables is more interesting than their individual value, I can't just plot the ...
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Dividing steps in Form Wizard

I have this category input in my form. If a category is not found on the list the user would need to create a new one obviously. If they would need to create a new, there's 2 options: Category or ...
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First column href or edit button per row in table?

Im building I table and I need an advice in which technique is the most recommended and why. I currently have an "edit" button at the end of each row , but I believe adding a link on the first column ...
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Profile Picture, Circular? Square?

I have been reviewing standards that show the benefits of using circular pictures. We recommended this option to a client but the developer raised concerns over cropping. The developer mention when ...
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Is there an alternative for tabular?

I have an amount of objects (can be any amount - 1, 5, 10...) They have about 12 characteristics - maybe +/- several, but not less than 9 I believe. The question is, is there any more appropriate ...
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Which methodology ensures good user exprience? [closed]

There's discovery, design, implement and refine where designers have their own set of tools to achieve the expected output and make clients happy.I came across this blog today, there are a few good ...
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New and Existing Addresses in Form

I have working in designing and implementing a form for adding the address in the Shopping Cart for our website, the form initially for first timers or without existing address will looks like the ...
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How important is HFI Certification for a UI-UX Designer?

I'm planning to do HFI Certification, how important is it for a designer (UI-UX) and is there any alternatives for the same?
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Tools Vs Advanced Settings Icon [closed]

I am designing a paint app in which I am not sure about the two Icons I am using. One is called Tools and the other is advanced settings. When you tap on the tools: Brush, Eraser and advanced Settings ...
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Design implications of Balloon Tooltip vs Rectangular Tooltip

I'm using a tooltip for a validation message and trying to weigh different design options. I'm curious because in this walkthrough on using MaskedTextBox.ValidatingType, they go out of their way to ...
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Displaying post and file likes

Consider a social-interface like Facebook and Twitter. Users can share posts/notes that are displayed in feed. In a note/post, you can add text as well as images & files. Now if a user likes that ...
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Should related posts show excerpts? [closed]

What is the benefit of showing excerpts in related posts vs showing just titles? Provided that excerpts are normally just 1-3 lines of text, does this really make it more compelling or does it add ...
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Paper on the significance of terminology regarding users

Does anyone know of material regarding the significance of terminology in (participatory) design processes? I'm looking for theory regarding cases such as this: If some users are patients being ...
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Design patterns for user dropdown on top right corner [closed]

Is there any design pattern for user drop-down which will be on top right corner of the application? I want to know some best possible features of this control. Please share some ideas.
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Why is bright pink background a bad UX/UI?

A lot of people commenting on What color for error messages for a form with a red background? say that bright pink background is a bad UX/UI. Is it true? Is using bright red/pink as a background ...
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Is shortening numbers good for UX?

For example 200,000 takes up more space but it is more obvious what the number is. 200K takes up less space but it is less obvious what the number is. Is showing numbers in shorter form good for UX? ...
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Should the steering wheel of car be on right or left? [closed]

What is the user experience of steering wheels placement based on? I recently visited US and they have steering wheel on the left whereas back in asian countries we usually have it on the right. What ...