5 things that helped me improve my UI designs.

CreatOgram
3 min readApr 29, 2023
5 things that helped me improve my UI designs.

Hey there fellow design enthusiasts!

As someone who’s spent countless hours designing and redesigning user interfaces, I’ve picked up a few tricks along the way that have helped me improve my UI designs. In this blog, I’ll share with you five things that have been instrumental in making my UI designs stand out.

1). Embrace the power of white space

When I initially started creating user interfaces, I believed that every square inch of the screen needed to be occupied by something. But as I became more knowledgeable about design principles, I understood the value of white space. White space, or the void between components on a screen, is essential for producing a harmonious and aesthetically acceptable design. Don’t be scared to include some breathing room in your designs; the eyes of your customers will appreciate it.

2). Use color intentionally

One of a designer’s most effective tools is colour, yet it can also be one of the riskiest. A design might become confused and overpowering if there are too many colours used, or if they are used carelessly. Choose a colour scheme that goes well with your brand or product instead, and stick with it throughout your design. Remember to take into account the psychological implications of colour as well; while red may be excellent for grabbing users’ attention, it may also connote danger or warning.

3). Keep your typography in check

Another essential component of UI design is typography. A design might succeed or fail depending on your choice of font, size, and spacing. Limit the number of typefaces you use in your design to no more than two or three, and make sure they are readable and clear. Pay attention to the distance between lines and letters; either too little or too much space might make it difficult to understand your content.

4). Make it user-friendly

A UI design is ultimately only as excellent as its usability. Throughout the design process, consider how your users will interact with your creation. Is it simple to use? Is it logical? User testing is one of the finest techniques to make sure your design is user-friendly. Observe how actual users interact with your design, then use their suggestions to make it better.

5). Have fun with it!

Don’t forget to have fun — design should be a creative and enjoyable process! Don’t be scared to try new things, experiment with various methods, and make errors. Also keep in mind that humour can really help a design stand out. So go ahead and incorporate some whimsy into your design; your consumers will thank you for it.

You now know the five factors that have helped me create better user interfaces. Keep in mind that design is a discipline that is always changing, so never stop learning and trying new things. Above all, remember to enjoy yourself! people, happy designing!

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