{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

general design issue

general design issue - General Design Issues Visual...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Unit 6 General Design Issues General Design Issues Visual Organization 1. Proximity 2. Alignment User Interaction Issues 1. Usability 2. Readability Content Organization 1. Organizational Schemes 2. Organizational Structures 3. Consistency 4. Contrast 3. User expectations 4. Other User Issues Visual Organization Good design is more than just “good colors” Good visual organization can make your webpage more effective. For example, Users can find links and information quickly Layout is pleasing to the eye Robin Williams‟ ( The Non- Designer’s Design Book ) - Four principles of visual organization Proximity Alignment Consistency Contrast Visual Organization Proximity is the concept of “grouping related items together” Items close to each other are perceived to be related If you don‟t want people to think that, move them apart It‟s okay to use white space to separate items on a web page (if they are different enough) - Proximity
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 Visual Organization - Proximity Visual Organization - Proximity Gateway Reference: http://www.gateway.com Alignment will create vertical and horizontal lines for the user Not an actual, physical black line Virtual line created by the placement of items on the page Items of equal importance should be aligned Items which are less important could be indented Visual Organization - Alignment
Image of page 2