The job of a graphic designer and a web designer has many facets. There is more than just the creation of a product that looks good. Function is also a crucial aspect as any interface friction for the user will lead to dissatisfaction. This means there is as need to think how people will be using an app or website when beginning a new project. A website or app requires a user experience design that is simple to use on any device. Review a UX design techniques that can be applied to eCommerce websites or any app provided to a consumer.
Many websites today are employing minimalism for a user interface. The first websites that has used a minimalistic approach is Google. Many ...view middle of the document...
The use of a laser focus design is beneficial with any website or app that has one important function. A user interface may have a search function or other feature that is the most important to present to the user.
Context Sensitive Navigation
The introduction of the dynamic user interface led to the use of context sensitive navigation. This will be a great way to remove the clutter for any web page design. A design will need to include elements a user will be most likely to use. This may include presenting a menu of options when using mouse-over actions. A toolbar is a common element that is displayed to a user. Functions and elements needed on a web page can be hidden until a user has performed a specific action.
Drop down menus and other web page elements that are non-essential for a user can be hidden until an action is performed. This is typically clicking to display a list of options. Many websites have included a button for more to display extra options to users. Facebook and Google+ are two sites that have more buttons for users. This is a great option to in corporate into a design for navigational purposes. The use of collapsed content will be beneficial as a minimalistic approach.
Content being displayed in similar visual chunks is a design option for sites which have a large amount of content. This will allow users to read and digest information without being overwhelmed. Interfaces using content chucking techniques will often have several sections with different headings. There are a variety of product review websites that have this type of user interface design. Splitting content will be a great way to present users with navigational options without using menu selections.
Apps that are available on mobile devices have incorporated long pages into the user design. This is an ideal technique for sites that display pictures...