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Interface Design MindMap by Glenys by Mind Map: Interface Design MindMap      by Glenys
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Interface Design MindMap by Glenys

navigation devices

Where am I?

highlight current location

navigator bar

colors used to show location

Move forward and backwards

Give Directions to new places

hyperlinks, Changes occur as cursor move over

Sign posts to guide the journey

Textual Reference, next topic, Current topic, previous topic

Clearly mark different sections

design differences

Links clearly indicated

different colour

different font

Graphics

Connections to text

Consider download time

use visual anchors, lower resolution, black and white copy

Slice for faster download

optimize, GIF or JPEG format, browser safe colours, compression

Color

create mood

use to group information, similiar colours for similair topics

contrast text and background, Dark color background print poorly, Colored background should be pastels, muted tones, low in color saturation, consider the colorblind viewer

Hyperlinks, use standard default colours, Blue for hyperlink, red or purple for visited links

meaningful

directly support text

instructional purpose

type face

test appearance, various platforms, Mac, PC, popular browsers, Firefox, Explorer

consistent

sans fonts most readable