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Swing by UX.SE for lots of discussion on this topic. Feature discovery is good The hamburger icon itself isn't the problem, it's people's tendency to scan quickly and rely on the design to expose important things. If you hide content behind a menu button, users will skip over it until they are looking for something that might be hidden in a menu. Put ...


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Nowadays, it is a well established indicator as a button to reveal a menu. There is no reason to worry that people won't understand what it's for based on the icon alone. However where it's situated and whether it's a button are other indicators that could confuse users. I tend to find it more obvious when situated on the right hand side like spiral has ...


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I think the hambuerger menu is recognizable by the vast majority of users nowadays, when in the right context. In your example, I do not think it is obvious. I usually expect to see the icon for expanding a menu, whether it be a hamburger icon, three vertical dots or a "menu" link on the top right edge of the screen, possibly the left top. But there in the ...


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If you can implement a two-part tag with an underlayer which is rgb(128,128,128) @ 50% opacity and set to an "exclusion blend mode", and then the colored tag @ 50% opacity, you will wind up with a tag that maintains its color identity on a very wide range of grey values. This will give you some leeway for picking tag colors. It will modify the contrast a ...


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The problem of using "lightness differences" of semi-transparent coloured icons/markers on a background of varying lightness is one will interfere with the other at some point. No problem with up to 6 different colours. After that, you must make concessions which adds to the ambiguity between one colour and another. You have a better chance of success if ...


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To accomplish the overlay effect and keep colors saturated but transparent, change the marker's/icon's opacity from Normal to Multiply in any Adobe program. To find a good set of colors to use, you can use the Color Guide in Illustrator to see a bunch of color options that go with a color you've already selected (ex: select red in the swatches, then click ...



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