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

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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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Alternative to Flash MX with HTML5

I want to make an autorun for a CD/DVD, and my preference to do that is HTML5, But also Flash is acceptable. Previously I used to do that with Flash MX, Which created Flash files dynamically and ...
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How to know if your icon is sharp when user test on phone

I just wanted to ask How to scale a Pixel Perfect Icons and produce different sizes (16x16, 32x32, 48x48,80x80 px..) I try to scale one image but result was not sharp when I tested on my phone. ...
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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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After Effects items stopped displaying

I have a project with a number of compositions all embedded within 'Main', and I just noticed that one of the compositions stopped displaying. Upon further investigation, I found that all of the ...
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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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How expressive should a mobile game dashboard be?

I'm creating a dashboard of a management game (let's say hockey here). How important is it to have a hockey-related background or elements on the main screen? Can I skip the theme entirely and have ...
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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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Present a project with animations

I would like to present the mobile interface of a project to a client. In my presentation I would like to include some examples of motion ilustrations which appears on the mobile app. I have ...
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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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Is it a good design approach to use one icon set throughout one brand i.e. ios app, android app and website? [duplicate]

Android have its own thick lined and filled icons whereas another hand, ios have its sleek, neat and clear icons. So I was wondering if it's really a great approach to use same icon pack for all the ...
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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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Talks/Podcasts for Design Language Systems

What are some good podcasts and talks about design language systems that I can listen to? I am currently working on the same and want to understand the process that great designers use while creating ...
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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 ...
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Workflow for users to advance-add things to a table

Attached is a quick sketch of a table idea I’m trying to improve. Ignore the naming conventions. Above the table are dropdowns to select an apple or an orange. The user also has the option to add a ...
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Is there a canonical way of representing parallax backgrounds in a wireframe?

I am currently working on several wireframes / mockups. The product I am designing will have a landing page with a parallax. What is the correct way of representing this in a wireframe? So far, I ...
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Looking for website examples for a drag and drop style widget

I'm designing a site and they want me to add the functionality to drag and drop different data to be displayed to the client in different ways. For example, bar charts or line charts. I'm having ...
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Grid and design guidelines for 3D system icons?

I'm experimenting with 2D interfaces for 3D design and spatial interfaces and looking for some guidelines such as material design Note: I'm not talking about 3d icons in general (style) but icons ...
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Design workshop at conference

I will be attending a 1 day design workshop about UI problem solving soon. There's not much information on the workshop itself. So, I am unsure what to expect. For those of you who have participated ...
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How to set fixed spacing between textbox of variable height and element

I tried using the plugin Paddy, but the Spacing property between two elements only seems to work if I detach from the symbol. I am not sure if I am using Paddy wrongly for this use case, which is ...
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How to show that an image is also a link?

I'm creating a PDF and it should contain a hyperlink to google maps. The link must be represented by the Google Maps logo. What is the right way to indicate to the reader that the logo is a clickable ...
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How to reproduce this effect and what's its name? [duplicate]

I have been looking on project on behance and there are plenty of projects that show interfaces in a 3d way with depth and I can't find anything to reproduce something like this, so since I am not a ...
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What are the pros and cons of Principle vs ProtoPie

I’d like to elevate the fidelity of the prototypes I create for my clients, to a level where interaction is as natural as possible. To showcase that, I’ve decided to explore the world of micro-...
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Animating on a single artboard in InVision Studio?

I'm creating a vertical scrolling interactive wizard and currently have 12+ huge 1440x6519 artboards in InVision Studio for this one project. I only need one artboard really, but with each Next button/...
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How can I achieve these gradient effects in photoshop?

I would like to achieve the three gradient effects we see on the photo below with photoshop. I tried by myself using the gradient tool and changing the layer blend mode but didn't work. The 1st ...
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Is there a standard name for a crossed rectangle placeholder?

In DTP type applications, a rectangle with a pair of diagonal lines from corner to corner is used as a placeholder to signify blank space awaiting content, or not rendered. Example: Is there a name ...
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How to deal with “poor design” client feedback

I was commissioned to design a website for a cruise ship/boat that has 7 restaurants on board. The client provided a reference for their competitor which is Pier88group. I went ahead and designed an ...
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Prevent text from overriding in Sketch

I have a vacancy card with fixed and negotiable salary. They can be switched using overrides. But when I change salary to negotiable I don't want text in that symbol to change. I want it to be locked ...
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Thickness changing on shape union

I'm trying to combine two shapes, both of which are 1px in thickness. However on combining them, the thickness of one increases. Before union: After union: What would be a good way around this? I'm ...
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Sketch - how to create 3d design preview pics? [closed]

I don't know what the exact term is for this, but I often see UX/UI designs displayed as follows: i.e., displayed on rendered mobile devices' screens in 3D. I have finished my UI design in sketch (...
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How do designers choose shapes in a design?

A lot of times, while browsing through sites like Dribbble, one comes across sites that use shapes (see this example). Sorry for being naive, but is there a reason behind choosing a particular shape ...