Yearly Archives: 2020

Avoiding cognitive overload in UI & UX design | UX Design Company

The term “cognitive load” was originally coined by psychologists to describe the mental effort required to learn new information. In terms of User Experience design, cognitive load is the amount of mental effort required to operate a user interface system. Cognitive overload occurs when that effort exceeds a user’s ability to process information and keep…

Wearable technology and UI design | UX Design Company

The advancement of wearable technology has grown greatly in the past several years. These new and disruptive innovations provide advances that could potentially transform all aspects of life and society. With the technology paradigm shift comes questions and issues concerning how to best interact with this tech, along with the best ways for this new…

Happy New Year! | UX Design Company

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Using dark backgrounds in user interface design | UX Design Company

More and more, user interfaces on desktops, mobile devices and kiosks are using darker colored backgrounds. Understanding the reasons goes beyond aesthetics, however. Studies have been conducted to analyze how the combination of text and background color affects readability, aesthetics, and behavioral intention in people. UI systems using dark backgrounds has its advantages. Eye fatigue…

Use of modal windows within UI | UX Design Company

Modal windows are windows that are shown on top of an application screen to convey information to, or collect information from, the user. These “popups” prevent the user from interacting with the application until the window is closed by the user. While this can have valuable purposes, it can also lead to end-user frustration. The…