Questions about developing and implementing graphical elements of a user interface such as controls, aesthetics,

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How to blur part of the underlying image in photoshop?

I am a newbie in photoshop and learning it all by myself, recently I came across of this image and tried to recreate the effect (I used another image though). What I did: 1. Loaded the image on one ...
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Where Can I Have Expert Guidance [duplicate]

I am a UI designer. I have learnt about design principles all from the internet from websites like smashingmagazine.com and creativebloq.com, but here in my country I am not able to find any design ...
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professional design of an extremely slim vertical menu

Ok, so I am a programmer and a complete disaster at web design. Untill now I have been able to produce "acceptable" looks with the help of frameworks like bootstrap, but I am stuck with a little side ...
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Contextualized / Scoped tabs?

I'm trying to investigate existing designs that solve this problem: We have three major contexts inside our application, let's call them Build, Analyze, Configure. These contexts are bound to a ...
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Icon for reordering a horizontal nav on an iOS app?

So, I know that the icon with the three lines is the most common method of letting the user know that a vertical list is able to be moved around. Example here: I'm wondering how the same kind of ...
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Graphic problems Illustrator in the fonts menu [closed]

the program's interface looks bad ... Only when I go to the menu Text> Font In fact, the program works well does not close or anything, but I do not like when something is incomplete as if I tell ...
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How to create a rounded pad controller for web/application [on hold]

What is a common way of creating icons and buttons for web or app graphics? Should I use raster or vector graphic software? I want to make something like this for my web project: I tried using ...
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Icon for clearing ALL values in form

What icon should I use for clearing all values from textboxes, selectors etc in my form on aspx website. I don't want to use the reload button icon, because I'm not going to do postback I will just ...
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Shouldn't this be “showing” instead of “show”? [migrated]

While browsing Stack Overflow, I saw this button ‘show interesting‘ and thought "well, if I click on this, it'll take me to a list of seemingly (more) interesting questions." But, it turns out that ...
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New creative cloud libraries

Has anybody started using the new library feature in Creative Cloud 2015? It looks really good in terms of managing assets, styles and colour palettes between files. I use photoshop for UI design ...
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How to place UI gif in iPhone perspective mock for use on sites like Dribbble [closed]

I've seen many tutorials about how to convert a .mov file to a gif in Photoshop (Convert Video Frames to Layers, etc.), but none about how to place that gif in an iPhone perspective mock to be shown ...
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What's a good icon for symbolising “rent”?

"rent" as in renting of books etc. I need to design a rent icon that symbolizes renting of books in a mobile app.
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Too much buttons in one line

I have my result screen from some kind of quiz. It has image with heart and text at the center. (I think this is the only place) The question is how to place these pink action buttons. Firstly ...
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Web Design Sizes

This is one of my major issues these days. I'm using 15" Retina Macbook Pro. When I'm designing websites in Photoshop I normally use following settings, width = 2560, to make it easy to view on ...
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Should all icons in the UI have same style?

So this question has been bothering me for a while now. Some people don't mind this, while others absolutely hate when icons don't have the same style. This is from my experience. What am I am talking ...
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iOS UI design - what dimension size Sketch file to give to developer?

Assuming an iOS app has been designed for iphone 4,5,6,6+ and iPad, what is the ideal dimension Sketch file to give to a developer? This is also assuming there are no major layout changes in the ...
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Sketch 3 Text Wrap

Does anyone know how to create a text wrap in Sketch 3. I've scoured the internet and the best solution I've found is "use different text boxes" which does not seem ideal.
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Can Adobe Ilustrator export to Sketch?

Can Adobe Ilustrator export to Sketch file? If not, is there any plugin that can be used?
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Rendering HTML Form inside Bootstap's popover

One of my teammate came up with a web design layout of rendering an HTML form inside a popover. I've experienced using HTML forms inside a popup and it can be made responsive as well. I had an ...
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Simulate Reading Mode on webpage

Latest UPDATE : After days of searching without a single conclusive (not even close) option or study regarding the topic I decided to create my own survey to narrow it down. This survey is only for ...
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How to draw a hierarchy button set and look less offensive than it is?

I'm trying to create a button set that can be used to move through hierarchical data and it's looking like a swastika. I'm not sure how to correct it. In the image above if "Panel" was selected and ...
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Is there a standard design for adding(editing)/removing/reloading a file? [closed]

I am building application that stores pictures of my friends in a database. Each friend has exactly one picture of himself in the database, so there will not be multiple pictures of the same person. ...
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How to handle complex User Interfaces in Photoshop Layer Comps?

TL;DR - How does one create a complex User Interface in Photoshop in a way that Photoshop doesn't slow down to a crawl? I create a lot of complex User Interface scenarios with Photoshop and ...
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Android Asset slicing

I am a Graphic Designer, I have designed an app and gave it to the developers, Now they are asking App assets in HDPI, XHDPI, XXHDPI how should i slice them? it should fit perfectly but i dont know ...
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In which DPI resolution should I design an app in Photoshop?

I am currently doing an app design. I want to know in which DPI I should start to work. I have worked on a project in 72 dpi but I want to know the best size to work on it.
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How does a programmer showcase his work?

I'll start of by saying that I'm a programmer who rarely ventures outside of Stack Overflow, so sorry if this post is off topic. Right now I'm in the process of updating my portfolio site and I'm ...
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How to have multiple panels/tabs of the same thing (e.g. multiple swatch tabs)

Is there a way to have two or even three panels/tabs of the same thing such as 3 swatch tabs? I was looking for a way to be able to switch between default and custom swatches instead of having them ...
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Canvas size for new iPhone app

I am about to start designing a new iPhone app for a client and I was wondering what is your "canvas size of choice" when starting the UI design on Photoshop, Sketch or Illustrator. First of all, do ...
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How to make photoshop right sidebar smaller? [closed]

I have OS X El Capitan 10.11 and Photoshop CC 2015. My issue is width of right sidebar - I want to make it narrower, because currently is way too wide for me and it makes workspace way too small to ...
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How could I make more appealing titles on this particular design?

As a Desktop Publisher I feel like I lack the skills of designing something to make it look appealing overall. I have an A4 page where there are some products shown. It has a kinda dark background ...
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I currently work as a UX/UI designer and my boss (a back-end developer) doesn't trust my decisions and acts as if he needs a Production Artist

I find myself in need of some career advice. I work in a small, purposefully-secluded web development department inside a larger company. Everyone else on the team is a front-end or back-end developer ...
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What tool do you prefer for interface design? [closed]

I primarily designs interfaces for web based applications. I prefer to use Illustrator. I find that it's quick and flexible for designing interfaces. Working with flexible artboards and vector based ...
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Generic icon sizes and software [closed]

I would like to create a package of icons and offers them for download. But I have some questions relating to the creation of these icons software and the size that offers them. These icons can be ...
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Tool for UI Designer where you can see distances between elements

I am creating tons of pixel-perfect views for static websites. My front-end developers losses their times figuring out distances between related divs, images, etc (using Paint). What I want to ...
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Is my mobile UI too busy or just right? [closed]

I recently finished touching up my UI for my app, I was curious to hear some professional opinions. Is it too busy? I need to display a few things in tandem and this was my solution. If anyone is ...
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Seeking inspiration for software suite dashboard

I am in the middle of designing a software suite's dashboard, however I am in a bit of a rut as my only source of inspiration is Adobe's Creative Cloud software suite dashboard ...
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Which mobile aspect ratio to design for? [duplicate]

Is there any up-to-date source for statistics on smartphone-screen aspect ratios? The reason I ask is because at work we're having some discussion which aspect ratio's our mockups should be presented ...
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How to document a double click?

I am writing documentation for a software program. To open a document, it must be double clicked. Considering readers skimming through the screenshots only and not reading the text, how to design the ...
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How Do You Present Wireframes & Designs For Long One-Page Website?

everyone! This is a problem that I've been struggling with for a minute and I thought I'd just write to see what everyone else is doing. Back in the day when we presented wireframes, we always ...
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How to create interfaces in a graphics editor for responsive grid systems considering that they aren't pixel-perfect?

Any responsive CSS grid system uses long decimal point percentage values for columns' width (e.g. "16.66666667%"). I don't understand how to lay out the grid in Photoshop, because elements of the ...
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What icon can I use which says “Auto Saved”

I have an application where users can save a document manually (Click the save button, add a description and save it) while working or if they forget, the app automatically saves the document every 15 ...
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Good techniques for transparent info in game UI

For a game that I am developing, I am trying to include a non-intrusive overlay to help the player understand what keys to use as they progress through the game. I'm looking to design something like ...
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How to Prepare UI to Mobile Developer iOS Android

I'm new in design for ui. I have to do for all resolution iOS and Android. I would like to ask about following questions: Is this correct process? Finish design Do for all 12 sizes resolution: ...
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Any UI library for iOS and Android (Illustrator)?

I'm developing monochromatic Wireframe and the full color demo of my App UI for iOS and Android. I'm using Illustrator. Is there any UI library for me to use? (ex. the default switch, table view, text ...
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What icon(s) would represent different timeframes in a dashboard widget?

I'm working on a KPI application where basically I need to display the overtime trend of some indicators, for simplicity's sake let's assume the indicator is the number of visitors a web page has over ...
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What questions should I ask when giving interviews to a senior graphic designer?

Ok, here's a weird issue I'm facing. My boss (no background in design) has gotten me to interview a graphic/UI design guy the company is hiring. Here's the gist: The job position in this case is a ...
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How can I make this path bend in FontLab

Currently learning FontLab Studio and I've encountered a problem with below situation: Essentially I would like the path between the two cyan nodes to be a curve, but I can't add control points to ...
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A design paradigm - GUI and theme files

I am making a GUI application that has a themes folder inside the package. Users can write their own theme files following the format specified in the documentation - it is somewhat similar to GTK ...
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UI/UX designing [duplicate]

I am very eager to start learning UI/UX design but after searching many sites, I can't find a way to start learning UI/UX designing. I found HackDesign and it appears to be good but I did not find ...
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Should I use company's logo color as a website color even if its bad?

I'm building a website for the company that I'm in, but the marketing department, isn't giving me much room with the colors. They say that we need to use the #2DCCD3 everywhere because it's in the ...