Yearly Archives: 2014

Reasons why UI Designers may not achieve the desired results

A study was performed several years ago that explored the reasons why User Interface Designers, and people who work with designers, believe they don’t achieve the design results they desire. Perhaps surprisingly, the obstacles most mentioned by both designers and

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Button Placement and User Interface Design

With the steadily increasing utilization of touch screen interfaces, new requirements and design considerations have become more prevalent along with the design flaws that don’t accommodate finger widths. This is made obvious when button placement comes into play. While the

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UI and UX Design quotations

You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site.  — Frank Lloyd Wright The interface designer must balance the legitimate use of familiar paradigms, which ease the learning process, against the enhanced

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Using splash screens effectively in UI Design

A splash screen, when used correctly, serves a specific and valuable purpose: to convey to the user that the application has indeed been launched and that it is still in the process of loading. A branded image or resource-light animation

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EHR user interface design

The importance of intuitive UI design in healthcare can not be overstated. As such, the importance of even the smallest design details in electronic health record interface design should always be given a proper amount of consideration and weight. When

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Intuition vs. Sensing in User Interface Design

How people perceive and gather information can be interpreted in terms of intuition versus sensing. Sensing tends to involve a trust in information that is more concrete and experienced with the five senses. It involves looking at details and tends

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The importance of button shapes in UI Design

User Interface designers have long preferred the use of rounded corners to straight-edged ones in their designs. The reasons go far beyond aesthetics. Rectangles with rounded corners take less cognitive effort to visually process than a rectangle with sharp edges. Rounded

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User Interface Design and remote user testing

Some key issues to consider when performing remote user testing: Make sure to record the testing sessions. Sometimes you’ll get misleading comments when you ask users what they thought about their task. Watching test respondents’ behavior provides valuable additional insight

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An innovative User Interface Design Company

Areteworks prides itself on creating innovative and intuitive user interface systems and user experiences that not only meet our clients’ goals, but consistently surpasses them. We are a UI Design company with decades of knowledge and experience in all areas

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