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9 Pros and Cons of Dark Mode

Reading Time – 2 min In the past few years, we have seen a lot of desktop, web and mobile applications provide users with an option of switching to a dark colour scheme or dark mode. Even the big social…

When is a switch “on”?

Reading Time – 2 min A switch is used by almost all of us every day. And although there are sometimes general norms in countries as to which direction is “on”, there is variation between countries. In the UK, it’s…

How to Avoid Hermann Grid Illusion in Grids?

Reading Time – 2 min Hermann Grid illusion is a visual illusion in which the horizontal lines of a grid appear to be sloping. The effect is named after the German psychologist, Ludimar Hermann, who first described it in 1892.…

Enter your password. Twice.

Reading Time – 2 min We often come across websites or apps that ask users to enter their password twice or to confirm their password. Experts suggest not to ask users to retype their password. Instead, we should ask for…

Should Error Messages Apologize?

Reading Time – 2 min An error notice appears, stating, “This functionality is not available to you since you do not have the authorization to use it. For assistance, please contact your administrator.” The question arises whether it is acceptable…

Why Is UX so Difficult?

Reading Time – 2 min The complexity of UX projects can cause teams to feel that success is unlikely. Although streamlining the UX of any system is a difficult task, if done right, it has a lot of downstream positive…