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  What is Asian UI design like from a Western point of view?

From a western point view, Asian UI designs are usually quite dense and compact. People in Asia are think more in detail when they start design something. They think these designs have following characteristics Dense tightly packed text Tiny low-quality images More columns than you can count Bright clashing colours and flashing banners Overuse of outdated technologies like Flash While the Western design is much simpler. They are treating the design as a whole, so usually we will see some quite...

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  Let your page be alive

With development of Internet, Web pages lie everywhere. How to design a visually attractive web product is becoming a major concern of designers, A complete webpage consists of the combination of points, lines and layers. If you want to let your page design be alive, you should put your efforts on below 4 aspects. 1. Flexible font use In a webpage, texts are the major information carrier and are what users care mostly about. It's the main element to convey messages to readers. The font size, col...

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  The 15 Golden Rules of UI design and flow.

Last night a good friend of mine showed me the latest Need for Speed game on the iphone / ipad. Quite an impressive feat of rendering and a relatively good game to boot. However, the front end, wow, a classic case in UI mis-engineering. Loads of stats, pages and pages of bits and pieces to wade through – a classic case of over stimulating the player with lots of decisions they have no business making – stuff that will significantly change their game play experience but being made at a...

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  Why Android Will Always Be Laggier Than iOS

One of the things that really stands out using an iPhone is just how smooth it feels compared to using Android. Where as Android is laggy, with a measurable interim between when you touch the screen and when the OS responds, iOS almost seems to anticipate what you want to do before your finger touches the display.How has Apple managed this incredible feat? A better question might be: “How has Google managed to screw up Android’s multitouch so much?” According to Andrew Munn — a sof...

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  Why is Great Design so Hard?

I want to take a slight detour from usable privacy and security and discuss issues of design. I was recently at the Microsoft Faculty Summit, an annual event where Microsoft discusses some of the big issues and directions they are headed. In one of the talks, a designer at Microsoft mentioned two data points I've informally heard before but had never confirmed. First, the ratio of developers to user interface designers at Microsoft was 50:1. Second, this ratio was better than any other comp...

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