Discussing design: always consider at least one alternative

Yesterday I had a initial blog redesign meeting with a designer and stakeholder. The purpose of the meeting was to present and discuss initial redesign ideas. The designer already had a vision of how to improve the current information structure and content presentation. She brought some paper sketches as communication mean which I admire. I was there to contribute with my insights. Continue reading “Discussing design: always consider at least one alternative”

Checkbox click area improvement

Checkboxes and radio buttons originally always were quite small UI beasts. I found a GOV.UK blog post about improving checkboxes and radios recently. They did an interesting usability finding – users don’t click on the titles – they usually click on the UI elements themselves. Now, that is interesting! It means we should make these small UI elements to be more friendly to clicking mistakes. Continue reading “Checkbox click area improvement”