Which of the following is not a main building block of visual interface design?
shape and size
Bringing elements closer together indicates a relationship between them (eg. labels under icons).
Size can be used to indicate importance, with smaller elements being more significant.
Colour in website design is not useful for the following reason:
to attract attention
Different cultures will associate different things with colours.
Consider using indicators, such as shape and texture, not just colour when differentiating between items, because of potential users' colour-blindness.
How light or dark something is in relation to the elements around it will have an effect on:
Definition of affordance:
how light or dark something is in relation to the elements around it
defines hierarchy and relationships through the spacing between elements
provide good feedback to the user about what’s hap pening and whether the user’s input is being successfully processed.
the quality that communicates to the user how something is meant to be used
Texture is applied to communicate to people how something is meant to be used.
What is the primary aim of visual interface design?
creating the look of the a product
creating a feel of a product