Questions tagged [user-experience]

Questions about holistic human factors associated with the use of a product or service.

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Pros and cons of displaying two CTA for the same purpose? [migrated]

I am building a comment section and I am trying to display clear call to actions to get the user to participate in the current debate. I put into perspective statistics about the comment section and ...
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Apps to Create “Virtual Mannequin”

I am teaching myself how to create web apps where user can easily interact with visual elements. I remember there was a clothing website where users can virtually try on things (using mannequin close ...
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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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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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How can I make a heading more legible on a real estate background?

This is a billboard design I'm working on (to be used on highways). I think the heading on this is a little less legible (I just feel so. Is it really?). So is there any way to make it more legible? ...
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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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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 do you convey unordered facts building on each other in a vertical composition?

I'm trying to design a website for my employer and started with the landscape/desktop layout for the section in the first image, intending to convey that it's significant that both facts are present, ...
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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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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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Designing for text heavy content.

I'm a junior UI/UX designer and I'm struggling to design websites in our company because the content team is tasked to do 200-300 word sections in the home page. The content will look like this.. -...
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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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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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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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Presentation - Brand Identity

I We are going to present "Website" design for client "X" using powerpoint presentation, client "X" colors are "1,2,3" and our brand identity colors are "4,5,6" so my question is: Which Brand ...
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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 ...
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What are the best Practices in designing a Landing Page Mobile UI with a group of different buttons with different functionalities [closed]

For a Application I am working on, There are 5-6 differenr services which will be available to user as soon as they login. These services will be present as a seperate button , so that user just click ...
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What can one do with a collection of unused, quality digital art/graphics? [closed]

TL;DR I’m looking for ideas as to what to do with a large collection of over 1,000 similarly sized and shaped raster graphics. I've been very interested in image processing and graphic design for ...
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How do I tell my boss that email responsive design is not perfect? [closed]

I've been working on this new e-mail for a month now (concept, design and code) and after long testing on emailonacid and different personal email clients my boss complaints that the last letter "t" ...
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Good UX for container alignment for main content

I'm working on User Interface and I'm trying to figure out if a left alignment on the body container or a center alignment would work/look better. I'm adding screenshots of my project. Have there ...
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Photoshop RAM usage [closed]

I have been using Photoshop for a long time now, the version i'm using right now is CC 2017. I've been always asking myself, why is it using so much ram and the .psd files, when saved occupy so much ...
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Rule for leaving some particular amount of the white space on the bottom of the page. UX

Is there any rule for leaving some particular amount of the white space on the bottom of the page? Or having the footer with a specific size? Especially for allowing users scrolling text of the ...
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Looking suggestions to give a better look and Experience [closed]

Here is my first webpage created (for a chatbot). I know that the UI sucks, I need you experts suggestions to make it look better. https://s3.amazonaws.com/rakeshlexbucket/Lex_Test.html To replicate ...
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How can I ensure that my design works for colorblind people?

How can I ensure that my designs work for colorblind people? Whether for web or print... My teachers always said that red and black don't mix well, but how can I know for sure? Are there do's & ...
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General Rules for Choosing Colors/ Patterns [closed]

So I'm trying to design a dashboard and I was wondering if there were some general rules for colors to use for buttons, borders, headers, containers etc. Like what are the appropriate colors that will ...
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Layout of the site design is not user friendly? [closed]

I have developed and running my own website www.themeswild.com for free html templates, Lots of them saying that the navigation and layout is not user friendly and somebody saying that the site is MFA ...
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Should my navigation bar start as transparent then become opaque on scroll?

Android has this UI behaviour: The navigation bar is transparent at first, with only the back button. But as the screen is scrolled up, the navigation bar becomes opaque, and the title fades in (on ...
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Which would be a better Material Design bottom nav on desktop color combination?

Which colors combination are better for the bottom navigation bar, while in expanded state, taking in consideration the user experience:
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How can I avoid icons with double meanings?

I am currently trying to make an icon that indicates a bike shop sells bike accessories. This icon will be displayed along with other icons, such as the bike types the shop sells and if the shop ...
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The effectiveness of the hamburger menu in 2016

How effective would other professionals rate a hamburger menu on its own. Is it necessary to have a menu which is 100% visible and doesn't need a click to be shown. I intend on using the answers here ...
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Distinct palette for translucent markers over greyscale image?

I'm trying to choose a discrete set of 10+ "cold" to "hot" colors to be used by translucent markers/icons displayed over a continuous tone grey scale image where each step is clearly different it's ...
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Should target user segment (based on income) affect your designs?

I am at an impass with a client and I also don't have the answer so I would really appreciate your thoughts and if possible, proof like research papers etc. My client targets user segments B and C. ...
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How to make a UI element look clickable?

I have created a button that has multiple options and when a user toggles between these options, the video on that screen changes - See image and animated gif below. In some instances there is more ...
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UX Wireframe User Flow Scale

Thought I'd throw this out there. At which scale does everyone produce their wireframes/user flows? For mobile, I usually design at 1:1 scale using iPhone 5 dimensions (320x568), but I've found that ...
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Critiques on portfolio site

Can I get some feedback on my Portfolio site? I'm getting a little disheartened with my job search and I'm wondering if my portfolio site isn't communicating clearly. I have other, more professional ...
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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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The strange case of Japanese Websites

Japanese Websites are strange entities that live a digital world far away from the one we are used to. They probably have their standards, that are still obscure to me - and it's not a matter of ...
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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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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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icon indicating “Nothing happened” or “No Data”

I have a website showing a matrix of Scheduled Operations the matrix has server names on the y-axis and dates on the x-axis I need an icon that represents "No Schedule". My first thought was ,but ...
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Where do user flow diagrams fit in to the UX/UI designer's stages of development?

I'm a web administrator by trade and am curious about UX/UI design. After doing some research I've decided to resurrect an old idea and build a website. This website will serve as a tool that members ...
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Is it essential to type “WWW” when our design contains URL, or is it a matter of taste by now?

I love the appearance of traditional url's, because the www in front of them eases and speeds up my understanding that there's definitely a certain web adress. But is there any established guideline ...
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Image choice specificity

I'm working on designing a personal website for myself (a CS student for reference), and I'd like to include a "book" on the home page. Fahrenheit 451 is a book that really impacted me, and I also ...
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Mirror HUD GUI design resources

I am developing software, in which the user will be reading information from a heads up display style mirror and interacting with the HUD GUI via voice commands. I am not a graphic designer, however ...
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Need help determining pricing for designing a very ambitious app [closed]

I know its alot but please read all of it so you can fairly assess the situation! The Important Backstory I am a 17 year old self taught user-experience designer that is pretty far ahead in the ...
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Two logos on a website header

So I have a client right now which is asking me to include a second logo on the website's header. I am no graphic designer but I feel this is so wrong. The second logo is for one of the projects the ...
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Mobile Phone Design - Data Tables

Currently I am struggling a bit with how to show a lot of data properly and user friendly on a mobile device. On a website its easy to implement a table. You can show for example 7 columns. But ...