7 Practical Tips for Cheating at Design – Refactoring UI – Medium


357 bookmarks. First posted by groenewege february 2018.


Good advice and not overwhelming for beginners
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4 weeks ago by macloo
Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not. Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and…
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4 weeks ago by davidmerrique
seven simple ideas you can use to improve your designs today.
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6 weeks ago by snafubar
Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not. Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and…
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8 weeks ago by ploink
Improving your designs with tactics instead of talent. Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions,…
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march 2018 by swarles
A few practical suggestions that engineers can use when trying to make small but impactful design improvements.
march 2018 by irace
It’s easy to throw your hands up and say, “I’ll never be able to make this look good, I’m not an artist!” but it turns out there are a ton of tricks you can use to level up your work that don’t require a background in graphic design. Here are seven simple ideas you can use to improve your designs today.
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march 2018 by rbardini
Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not. Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and…
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march 2018 by kogakure
Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not. Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and…
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march 2018 by secicl
7 Practical Tips for Cheating at Design
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march 2018 by nicola
My main takeaway from this is 'stick a colored line on everything'.
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march 2018 by andydavies
Improving your designs with tactics instead of talent.
design  ui  color  shadows  borders  icons  buttons  tips 
march 2018 by spaceninja
1. Use color and weight to create hierarchy instead of size. 2. Don’t use grey text on colored backgrounds. 4. Use fewer borders....
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march 2018 by stb
Try and stick to two or three colors:

A dark (but not black) color for primary content (like the headline of an article)
A grey for secondary content (like the date an article was published)
A lighter grey for ancillary content (maybe the copyright notice in a footer)
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march 2018 by lukeneff
Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not. Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and you need to implement the UI for a new feature on your own. Or maybe you’re hacking on a side-project and you want it to look better than yet-another-Bootstrap-site. It’s easy to throw your hands up and say, “I’ll never be able to make this look good, I’m not an artist!” but it turns out there are a ton of tricks you can use to level up your work that don’t require a background in graphic design. Here are seven simple ideas you can use to improve your designs today.
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march 2018 by cito
Some nice quick UI design tips (via @snookca)
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march 2018 by sneak
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march 2018 by kev_nz
It’s easy to throw your hands up and say, “I’ll never be able to make this look good, I’m not an artist!” but it turns out there are a ton of tricks you can use to level up your work that don’t require a background in graphic design.
design  tips  webdesign  ui  webdev  css  web 
march 2018 by kybernetikos
Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not. Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and you need to implement the UI for a new feature on your own. via Pocket
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march 2018 by trisignia