Why Your Buttons Should Have a Max Border-Radius

Most interface elements have a boxy shape. Think of text fields, menus, cards, modals, and buttons. The problem with this is that it causes buttons to lose shape contrast. Buttons should always stand out more than other elements because users need to i…

Most interface elements have a boxy shape. Think of text fields, menus, cards, modals, and buttons. The problem with this is that it causes buttons to lose shape contrast. Buttons should always stand out more than other elements because users need to interact with them to progress their tasks. They should not only have color […]

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The Difference Between Remove and Delete

Did you know that data removal and deletion are different affordances? It’s important not to confuse the two when you design interfaces. Deletion removes and destroys data, while removal only takes it away from a data set. Removed data can be retrieved…

Did you know that data removal and deletion are different affordances? It’s important not to confuse the two when you design interfaces. Deletion removes and destroys data, while removal only takes it away from a data set. Removed data can be retrieved and added back to the set, but deleted data cannot. Don’t use a […]

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The Proper Way to Use Plus Icons on Interfaces

Creating new data is a different affordance than performing a command. Performing a command enables the system to process and manipulate existing data. Creation enables the system to add new data to the existing data. As such, the cue to use for data c…

Creating new data is a different affordance than performing a command. Performing a command enables the system to process and manipulate existing data. Creation enables the system to add new data to the existing data. As such, the cue to use for data creation should include more than a button label. A plus icon is […]

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