Questions tagged [lookandfeel]

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Floating Or Flat Mockup?

While Designing a mockup for an App or a concept, I find it difficult to choose between Flat Mockup and Floating Mockup. I'm interested to know why Floating Mockup gives a more 3-dimensional look and ...
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Wireframe vs. Mockup vs. Look&Feel for mobile apps?

I'm starting development of a couple of mobile apps, and I'm sometimes told to propose a wireframe or a look&feel for them, or to create a mockup. I suppose those are actually different things ...
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How to add the feeling (perception) of complexity to an interface?

We have developed an application that has some revolutionary features that are new in our industry. The UI is stripped to the bare necessities and really easy to use. The revolutionary stuff happens ...
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A demo product or environment: Should it be ugly?

Should a demo environment (in this case a trading platform) be an ugly colour in order to encourage people to move to the Live environment?
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What do companies like Apple do to make their software feel natural, cohesive, and refined?

From a UX standpoint, is there anything governing how a program/mobile app subconsciously makes the user feel? How do users end up getting the feeling that products are solid, secure, and integrated? ...
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SaaS solution vs. On premise solution - should look and feel the same? [closed]

Currently I'm working on a SaaS IT product,that provides users a solution as a service. User logs into our SaaS portal, defines his terms of use (hours, days, months), pays, and starts using. During ...
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Customizing the native look and feel?

Is it more important to keep an application layout faithful to the native design/visual of a platform or customize it to look like your own app? Example: You could change an Android native dialog ...
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Admin theme versus main site's theme [duplicate]

Should the administration section of a website have the same look & feel as the other parts of the website? I'm building a SAAS application and all of the public-facing parts of the website (home ...
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Change the UI design step by step or at one go?

There is an iOS app which has been on the app store for several years and there are several hundreds of active users. A proposal has been made to revamp the entire UI from scratch. The end result will ...
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Should apps' design evolve according to the OS version?

In iOS 7, Apple revamped the whole OS's look and feel. Removing a lot of gloss and 3D stylistic elements. Does this mean that the apps built for iOS 7 must change as well to match this new style? ...
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Usability vs performance vs Look and feel - 2D vs 3D Interfaces

I read an article about 3D capabilities increasing but UIs getting flatter. Also something similar is suggested here. I am not talking in terms of any particular company , OS or platform, but in ...
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Are navigationbars fading into sidebars?

Several popular sites are moving the navigationsbar to the left side. This mainly because of the evolution of the portable devices with smaller screen sizes and also the widescreen monitors. The ...
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Look and Feel Consistency for existing app with new features

I have an existing app, which is almost two year old and I am planning to build new UI screens using bootstrap framework. I start to realize that new UI screens are NOT having the same look and feel. ...
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How much value is there in using “industry standard” design elements?

I'm currently thinking about a redesign of my personal website. One of my goals for the redesign is to add to my perceived authority as part of my chosen industry. One option for achieving this is to ...
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Different look and feel between administration and end user experience?

Lets say we have an app that performs something like surveys. There are two primary types of users, administrative users who set up and build the surveys, (who are actually the customers), and the '...