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Questions tagged [interface-design]

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

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Creating advanced Healthbar Texture for Game UI

I'm pretty new to this all, especially Game UI Design and I would like to know how to create a realy good looking Healthbar. I should perhaps mention that, since I'm so new to this, I don't have ...
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What to do for eye/retina “burn-in” now that we're all darkened up?

Like many, I've been so excited since I switched to dark mode on macOS. I've been able to work at night and in my studio with dim lighting so much easier. My eyes feel so much better now! But this has ...
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Sketch App with label colors on Sidebar

In the Sketch App I have at home, he displayed a few different items on siderar than I use at work. Basically you have the option of selecting label colors for artboards and layers and also a line ...
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Why large companies never use flat design? [closed]

I am so curious about it and can’t find an answer. Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc. Can you imagine flat design from Apple? Probably never. By flat I mean using ANY of the features of this ...
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From where should I start learning about layout & composition? [duplicate]

I am new to visual design and have already read dozens of articles about color, typography and other related things. But I can't understand how to use the elements and principles to create a ...
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What Design process should you follow as a design lead? Are there any ways you can make it easy for your juniors? [closed]

Say, I want to make it easy for my juniors to follow a design process so that it help them from missing the deadlines and work in an organised manner, so that they enjoy while working.
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How much memory is required to send a 300x500 pixel page to a 500 dpi printer if each pixel is 20 bits? [closed]

I am stuck in solving the problem given below: We are sending a page for printing to a printer with 500 dpi. the page size is 300*500 pixels. if each pixel is 20 bit then how much memory this would ...
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What process for applying graphics to painted plastic or metal surfaces?

I'm working on a project where I need to apply graphics to both painted plastic and metal surfaces that will be outdoors and have UV exposure. These surfaces will experience moderate wear and tear ...
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Maintaining consistency in margin spacing of an iOS App

I am coping with designing mobile apps, mostly iOS. I understood that for margin spacing I should go with 8, the smallest amount allowed, and follow with multiples of 8: 16, 24 etc. By default I ...
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San Francisco and designing for iOS [closed]

When designing an application for iOS, am I tied to the San Francisco typography guidelines offered by Apple? To better put this, do I have to follow them strictly? I am new to this and I would like ...
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Are there any ways of hiding object in Figma?

I am facing problem when I need to change the icons, are there any options in figma to hide the icons or object?
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How should I moderate my use of Bloom?

I'm making a top-down shooter in Unity, and a.t.m. I'm designing the main menu. So earlier on I asked a friend if this was a good UI, and he said it hurt his eyes: How do I prevent this from ...
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Port From Adobe XD to HTML / CSS / JS to use in Visual Studio

just downloaded the Adobe XD and i think i am going to love it. I just have a problem Exporting it from Adobe XD into HTML / JS / CSS and port it to my code in Visual Studio, so i can do WebForm. How ...
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Dark UI Design: Why tint the gray colors with a different (primary) color?

I'm currently building a desktop app and decided to go with dark UI. I got really inspired by the tools I use for web development (mainly Atom text editor) which have nice dark UI designs. So I ...
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Does a background underneath text have a name?

I'm building an After Effects motion graphics template and giving users the opportunity to alter the rectangle behind the text for a video's lower thirds. I want to label this parameter appropriately ...
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How to create harmonious color palette?

Look at these harmonious colors, they come from Google Material Design. I'm wondering how did Google designers create them? Expert knows that dark yellow will turn into lemon (with little green in it),...
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Distinguishing information via colors

I am working on the design of an app and I am stuck, I believe, due to (bad) color picking. The app is related to personal performance and I diferentiate the 'state' of the information via colors — ...
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Tips on color in UI?

I've been working on a personal project recently, and I'm having trouble implementing the full color scheme. I've uploaded a semi-functional mockup . My primary and secondary colors are: rgba(245, ...
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Positioning text blocks

I always had this question in my mind and never managed to answer it. How do you position text regarding other elements? Let's say you want to have a block of text, a heading block of text, at 16 ...
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Animating the UI screens of an app for Portfolio

Can anyone be open to suggest their procedure of representing their UI work of a mobile or web app on Behance or any other platform they upload? I want to know whether you create a GIF or just record ...
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Suggestion for learning method [closed]

Currently I am studying graphic design, in my personal time am learning Html and Css, and I want to learn UX. What should I do? To stick with html and css and those are enough or learn a UX software?
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Real estate property listing formatting

Working on this real estate development website with multiple units for sale, each of these listing the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, floor and unit surface per unit (below the 'Family Unit' title). ...
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What is Gmail's new login page effect called?

When clicking on the input field placeholder becomes a part of the input element's border. The following image is from the new Gmail login page. What is this effect called?
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Text/Icon Radio Button Name?

Does anyone know the official definition for these buttons in the attached image (taken from the Apple Store app)? They're basically radio buttons with an icon and/or text in them, but can't seem to ...
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Good way to highlight important values in limited space

In my app I have a card that looks like so: In which I want to highlight to the user certain values when, for example, there is less than a day left, the card is less than a kilometer away or when it ...
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Off-kilter design style

I'm trying to recall what this style is called where it's super minimal, there's a light use of shapes to guide the attention and the shapes and text are slightly out of kilter to each other. Does ...
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How is this overlay and texture change on an e-commerce site achieved?

In this site, in the customization section, how is the fabric selection applied to the clothing? Which technology are they using? Being in the fashion and retail sector, I am interested in knowing ...
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What is slice tool and what are practical ways to use them?

This is a noob question, and I've looked for answers on the internets about the slice tool in Sketch. I understand it is a type of layer, but I don't understand why and when they're used. Other ...
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Can I combine rounded and sharp corners in the same design?

In graphic design (specifically for web and mobile) is it acceptable to combine elements that have rounded corners with elements that have sharp corners on one screen? The purpose from of this from ...
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Dimensions for designing a website

I have three related questions: When it comes to deciding on the dimensions for responsive web design, who calls the shots at a digital agency? Is it the visual designer, developer, product owner or ...
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Design critique on my apps menu [closed]

So, my app has this 'hidden' menu which opens through a button in the toolbar, the idea of the menu is that it's 'behind' the main part of the app. Also as the data is presented to the user as ...
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How to distribute circles “aesthetically”?

So I had this problem pop up two times in two days and thought smarter people than myself have probably spend more time thinking about it: Given several circles of different sizes, how do I ...
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Are there rules for using warm and cool grey tones together in UIs?

I am currently working on redesigning a web app and want to reduce the number of colors used, especially the lot of different grey tones - warm and cool mixed up as accents for UI elements and the ...
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Which of these two designs better conveys security and protection? [closed]

I have 2 product designs for the plastic enclosure of a cyber-security device that protects your smart home devices from hackers. Users interact with the device with an app and the typical product ...
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What can good artists do to become good designers (web & app)?

I'm working towards a career change. I'm a good artist, but I've found that this does NOT translate into being a "good designer". Recently I took on a couple of jobs to test the water. I did two logo ...
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Am I a UI designer?

I'm familiar with making mobile apps interface, but only "images". I don't make any code, just images. And the developers need to deal with the other stuff. Can I say that I'm a UI designer? Or to ...
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if I am using Material Design which top header bar component should I use?

I am a new designer and I am designing an application for iPhone devices. if I am using Material Design which top header bar component should I use, that one belongs to Material Design or iOS UI? ...
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Export PNG image in Sketch, looks poor quality [duplicate]

I'm using Sketch 51 on a macOS High Sierra. The Instagram icon looks great in Sketch but when I export as PNG it loses a lot of quality. To the right we can see the icon in Sketch with zoom in good ...
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Must in-house software adhere to existing company branding?

I have a question about designing and developing a User Interface. The company has a brand guide which doesn't really have the potential of satisfactorily being used for a web application in ...
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Dynamic chaining of properties in sketch

Is there a way to chain 2 or more properties of different layers in sketch. To give an example : Chain a fill of a button to the fill of a text layer on it, so that, in case the button H/S/B changes, ...
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Image quality is bad when importing image into Photoshop

When I make a screenshot for my app on my phone, the picture looks clear but when I import it to the mockup phone in Photoshop it doesn't show up clearly. How can I make a HD screenshot for my app to ...
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What is the name of this kind of character illustration?

I have seen lots of UI designer nowadays including this kind of illustration i want to know the name of this style so that i can also learn and try this in my designs.
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Style identification of flat-ish design with gradients

I am looking for a general name or style identification of this type of design. Mainly so I can look for more examples and their common theme. Click for full size More examples can be found on the ...
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What is Nolan in Icons8?

I found this to be interesting Icons8 - Nolan Is it any new design principle? Is there any website that is based on this?
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First Time Logo critique and advice

Im a programmer and im finishing up my first app! So, i decided to have some fun and try to design my own logo(first time). The app is a app that maps events in the city of Skopje, Macedonia. Give me ...
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Mobile design guidelines and handoffs

Backstory: I have no previous digital design experience but recently started working as a UI/UX designer for a small company. This is my first job. Problem: We are currently working on a react ...
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Mobile app design advice and critique [closed]

Need some help and advice, been working on an app, works good, time for the fun part, the design right. Turns out i really suck at that. So i made a few drafts, the green and yellow one was how i ...
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How can I keep the user attention on the main content without changing the sidebar?

I'm working to make a layout of a portfolio website. The website will have a side navebar, which will collapse in the mobile view. What I'm trying to achieve is to keep the user's attention in the ...
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Invision Mobile screen display issue on Iphone

There is extra space left on my mobile screen which is not there on my Invision screen on Mac. As you can see the below image is from Invision Studio on Mac. The width is 320px but when i check on ...
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How to check Mobile screen in Invision Studio app on mobile

I have created a Mobile Login Screen on Invision Studio On my Mac now I want to check the screen on mobile if the font size is correct or no if the spacing is right. Kindly help me to check my ...